Information Security Jobs and Training
- November 23, 2016
A successful hiring event by the Department of Homeland Security calls into question the existence of the cybersecurity skills shortage, but experts wonder if the event was an outlier.
- February 10, 2016
Obama ups spending by 35% in the 2017 cyber budget, adds a federal CISO and pushes multifactor authentication, but still faces stiff Republican opposition in Congress.
- November 19, 2015
TechTarget 2015 Annual Salary and Careers Survey: Out of the myriad of security responsibilities for an enterprise, IT risk management and regulatory compliance occupy the most time.
- October 02, 2015
News roundup: Despite a low adoption rate going into the liability shift, many in the industry are optimistic about the future of EMV use. Plus: TrueCrypt flaws; AWS crypto keys stolen; women in infosec.
- August 27, 2015
An up-to-date application security program -- as well as knowing how to connect with stakeholders -- is critical to being a successful CISO today, said Renee Guttmann, vice president, Office of the CISO at Accuvant Inc.
- August 03, 2015
The race to find InfoSec professionals who can outpace advanced threats has companies worldwide facing hurdles.
- June 19, 2015
News roundup: Details have emerged about weaknesses in OS X and iOS that allow attackers to upload malware and steal passwords and data. Plus: More jump on HTTPS bandwagon; CSO/CDO salaries increase; 23% of software app components contain flaws.
- April 24, 2015
Millennials are hesitant to pursue a career in cybersecurity, mainly because they aren't sure exactly what the job entails -- and if they have the proper training for it.
- April 22, 2015
A Forrester analyst told RSA Conference 2015 attendees that enterprise threat intelligence programs are maturing, though obstacles like nascent technology and hard-to-find employees mean some firms may never reach full maturity.
- April 20, 2015
Female infosec pros say the industry needs to do more to not only encourage women to pursue infosec careers, but also help mentor them along the way.
- April 20, 2015
At RSA Conference 2015, speakers at an (ISC)2 panel said attracting and hiring millennials is a huge key to alleviating the worsening information security workforce shortage.
- April 01, 2015
Why cybersecurity hiring is the real cyberwar.
- January 20, 2015
In its new 2015 Global Cybersecurity Status Report, ISACA finds that most organizations are aware of cyberattack risk, but few believe they have the capability to thwart a sophisticated attack.
- January 15, 2015
A survey by ESG finds that IT has an ongoing problematic shortage of enterprise cybersecurity skills, and the problem is getting worse.
- December 01, 2014
This year’s honorees have worked to move InfoSec forward with contributions in secure information sharing, cybersecurity science, community building and incident response.