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Top Cybersecurity Pros Embrace Professional Development

Employment opportunities in the field of cybersecurity are on the rise worldwide. However, the lack of qualified staff calls for investment in the professional development of those interested in this unique but lucrative career path. The best way to approach professional development in cybersecurity is through diversity in educational background and job experience. Employers seek employees who do not have traditional backgrounds in information technology (IT) and are willing to learn the necessary technical skills and prepare for careers in cybersecurity. Critical thinking, analytical thinking, the ability to work independently or in a team, and problem-solving are some non-technical skills that employers are seeking in candidates for cybersecurity positions. However, companies need reassurance that the candidate they intend to hire will be successful and worth the investment. To resolve this concern, (ISC)2 has developed a certification for novices in cybersecurity called (ISC)2 Certified in Cybersecurity. About 10,000 people globally have signed up, and minority organizations in the US are interested in adopting it to help build their client base. The program is top-rated in the UK as well.


7 Highest Paying Cybersecurity Careers And Where To Find Them

The good news is, according to the 2021 Cybersecurity Workforce Study (ISC), the cybersecurity workforce should increase to 65% to effectively defend an organization's valuable digital assets. If you want to be a part of this emerging industry, let us help you explore all available career paths.


Cybercriminals Are Increasingly Catching Businesses Off Guard

Cybercriminals aren’t just people hiding in their basements, hacking away at your networks and devices. In fact, that term covers a wide variety of professionals with "business" skills, including those who teach and recruit, handle money laundering, and offer escrow services.


Top Skills in Demand in Cybersecurity

After the Covid-19 pandemic, not only did the global economy experience a sudden and significant downturn, but there was also a definite rise in cyberattacks. As more organizations opted for remote working to limit the spread of the virus, it increased exposure to digital cyber vulnerabilities. Due to the outbreak, there has [...]


Effective Strategies to Improve Onboarding for Cybersecurity Talent

Sourcing, demand, and effectively hiring cybersecurity professionals remains a challenging practice. However, onboarding new cybersecurity hires plays an integral role in their subsequent performance and success with your company. A well-planned and implemented onboarding process also helps you retain employees for the long haul. In a nutshell, your business should take a [...]


6 Revealing Interview Questions to Ask IT Professionals

When recruiting for IT-specific roles, it is imperative to consider more than the candidate's technical qualifications. Soft skills such as collaboration and initiative, for instance, are often unequivocally essential, as is assessing their analytical skills and their understanding of your end service or product. So, what makes an IT professional a good [...]


Top Cybersecurity Job Trends for 2022

To protect data and reduce cyberattacks, organizations need skilled professionals who can ensure the safety of computer networks and business information. Data is generated and analyzed at a much faster pace than ever before. Moreover, there is a greater-than-ever need to safeguard it since many business processes now depend on the availability [...]


Cybersecurity Employers Prefer Skills Above Degrees

Cybersecurity is one of the fastest-growing industries that offers lucrative employment opportunities, competitive salaries, and unique work environments. And to top it all off, employers in this niche want to hire real talent instead of degrees. According to the Jobs of Tomorrow report by Forum, experts anticipate a quick influx of jobs [...]


Potential Barriers That Keep Women and Minorities from Pursuing Careers in Cybersecurity

There is no denying that tech companies are predominantly male, white, and Asian. The IT industry has yet to accommodate women, people of color, and other marginalized groups in the workplace. This absence of diversity could be attributed to the many barriers that prevent these diverse groups of people from pursuing careers [...]

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