7 hot new IT jobs — and why they just might stick

Read Paul Heltzel list seven new hot IT jobs on CIO : Unusual job titles aren’t new in the IT world. Before the Twitter ninja and social media rockstar, before the webmaster was hired to conjure up HTML sorcery, there was the software evangelist, an IT job title that merged the worlds of sales and […]

Why ethical hacking is the top job of 2017

Read Alex Bennett explain why ethical hacking is the top job of 2017 on Beta News : 61 percent of UK businesses believe they will suffer from cyber crime in 2017, according to new research from Mimecast. These anxieties are justified: two thirds of large UK businesses were targeted by cyber criminals last year. As […]

Demand for qualified cybersecurity professionals continues to outstrip supply – and what you can do about it

Sophisticated cybersecurity defenses are increasingly in high demand as a cybersecurity attack is now viewed as an inevitability. However, a majority of surveyed organisational leaders fear they are ill-equipped to address these threats head-on. Read new cybersecurity workforce study by ISACA’s Cybersecurity Nexus which reveals that only 59 per cent of surveyed organisations say they receive […]

One in three cybersecurity job openings go begging, survey finds

If you’re a hiring manager, you know how many resumes come flooding in every time a job is posted. That’s why the resume-screening process is now automated to keyword searches, just to help sift through the volumes of documents. Read about the new survey by ISACA which reveals that contrary to popular belief, one in […]

The future of the IoT job market

Read Zach Supalla take a look at the Internet of Things job market on Tech Crunch : Since the dawn of technology, we’ve been afraid of technology eliminating our jobs. Look at the birth of the steam engine. When it was invented in the late 1700s, people believed its arrival signaled the end of manual labor […]

Lack of Talent, Skills & Recruiting Top Challenges Facing Cyber Security Profession

Cybrary, the world’s first and only no-cost cyber security massive open online course (MOOC) provider, announced the results of its Cyber Security Job Trends Survey for 2016. Of the 435 senior-level technology professionals who completed the survey, 68 percent affirmed that there is a global shortage of skilled cyber security professionals. Only 13 percent of […]

One Million Cybersecurity Job Openings In 2016

If you are thinking about a career change in 2016, then you might want to have a look at the burgeoning cybersecurity market which is expected to grow from $75 billion in 2015 to $170 billion by 2020. A knack for cat and mouse play may indicate that you have an aptitude for cybersecurity. It […]

Ethical hacking as an emerging career

Just as counter terrorism forces are structured to fight terrorism, we also need an army of equipped personnel who can fight hackers on cyberspace. This brings into the picture, ethical hackers. They are the fighters who work to ward off hack attacks for online systems of institutions, large agencies and companies. With cyber security becoming […]

How to Land Yourself in A Dream Career in Cybersecurity

Read Evelyn de Souza explain how to land yourself a good job in field of cyber security on Cisco Blog : Last week I had the wonderful honor of being a presenter in the Cisco Networking Academy Find Yourself in The Future Series. To date this series has attracted over 9000 live attendees, which is testament […]

The Top 10 Highest Paying Jobs in Information Security – Part 2

Information security is an exciting, and rapidly growing field for individuals who are interested in protecting users and their data against a host of evolving threats. In an effort to map out the industry as a possible career choice, Tripwire recently conducted research into the top 10 infosec jobs based on overall pay grade. Read the second part of […]