Security roles News
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.
February 06, 2015
A new report by HP shows most enterprise security operations centers fail to meet recommended maturity levels needed to detect and manage cybersecurity threats.
November 13, 2014
As their roles become increasingly integral to corporate success, IT security and compliance professionals want more input during business decisions.
October 15, 2014
Shon Harris, founder and CEO of Logical Security and recognized security certification training expert, died Oct. 8, 2014, after a long illness. SearchSecurity pays tribute to her contributions to the information security field.
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A rise in specialized roles puts extra pressure on security hiring. Expert Mike O. Villegas explains how to meet this demand and find talented security professionals. Continue Reading
To adequately protect company data, businesses should start by promoting an organization-wide focus on security, said Secure Ideas CEO Kevin Johnson. Continue Reading
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By adopting the assumption-of-breach security model, CISOs and security pros can better protect critical data. Expert Ernie Hayden explains. Continue Reading
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