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 [...]

2022-02-17T22:55:51-05:00

Strategies For Building A Great Security Team

Cybersecurity is critical for organizations operating in various industries. Unfortunately, research shows that approximately 2,200 cyberattacks per day cause significant reputational and financial damage. Your organization will also be required to invest in security tools and products to ensure effectiveness in risk mitigation. However, before investing in tools, it is essential to [...]

2022-02-07T00:04:58-05:00

Cybersecurity Isn’t Just About Processes – It’s about Outcomes

Three out of every four construction companies will experience a cyber security incident in the next twelve months. You may think it can’t happen to you because you’re an employee at a building site. It couldn’t happen at your small company because larger companies are more attractive targets. Cybercrime affects employees, companies, [...]

2022-01-09T23:58:55-05:00

How Top Cybersecurity Firms Are Different from the Rest

Not all cybersecurity firms are created equally. While many have the same goal of protecting a business’s technology infrastructure, some can’t rise to the challenge. Finding the right cybersecurity company to work for may seem complicated because there are many from which to choose. How can you identify the best companies in [...]

2022-01-09T23:17:45-05:00

Cybersecurity Architect Jobs Are in Very High Demand In 2021

No matter where we look, we are inundated by stories of phishing scams, cybersecurity breaches, internet fraud, and other malign instances plaguing online businesses. As a result, cybercrime is a significant issue these days, giving rise to the prominence of solid cybersecurity practices. Everyone wants to ensure data security, whether a government-based [...]

2022-01-09T23:37:25-05:00

Where Cyberattacks Come From – It’s Not Just Russia and China

In the previous year, high-profile cyber attacks from China and Russia have incited the United States and western allies to take swift action to encounter the escalating events. The Microsoft Exchange case, SolarWinds spyware access, and other ransomware attacks by criminal mobs dominate headlines compelling state-led responses for cybersecurity. However, it's not always [...]

2021-12-17T10:55:29-05:00

Businesses Lose Billions Every Year Due to Ransomware

The cybersecurity world faces numerous threats, including ransomware. Experts have long known that ransomware is a significant issue, but recent figures put the extent of the issue in perspective. Specifically, experts predict that by 2031, ransomware will cost businesses over $265 billion worldwide. The Ransomware Prediction The prediction comes from Cybersecurity Ventures. [...]

2021-12-17T10:55:49-05:00

3.5 Million Unfilled Cybersecurity Jobs Globally by 2022

For years, experts have recommended cybersecurity as a future career choice, arguing that there will always be a strong demand. It seems that this advice was correct, as estimates now indicate that there will be 3.5 million unfilled cybersecurity jobs around the world by 2022. The Original Estimate Regarding Cybersecurity Jobs A [...]

2021-11-14T16:36:52-05:00

Virtual Interview Tips: How to Nail Your Virtual Interview

Real-time video interviewing is growing in popularity as a screening tool for cybersecurity jobs because it’s more time and cost efficient. Still, it takes a specialized approach to really nail a virtual interview since it’s such a unique experience. For instance, it can be more challenging to make a positive first impression [...]

2021-03-04T09:43:50-05:00

Take Steps to Prioritize Mental Health in the Workplace

While mental health in the workplace should always be a priority, it is even more important now that we are a year into a global pandemic. Millions of people have seen their depression and anxiety intensify because of social isolation, stress about family members’ health, grief, financial worries, and more, while some [...]

2021-01-29T12:42:35-05:00

IT and Cybersecurity Challenges Leaders Will Face in 2021

Tech companies will face many challenges this year as leaders continue to deal with the ramifications of the ongoing pandemic and the rapid increase of remote workers. From budget constraints to the dark web, here are some of the biggest IT and cybersecurity challenges leaders will have to content with this year. [...]

2021-01-29T12:35:03-05:00

Advantages of Having a Remote Security Workforce

In the past, the cybersecurity field has resisted the move toward remote workers more than other industries. From cost efficiency to social distancing, the ongoing pandemic has made it harder to ignore the benefits of remote workers. Here are some of the most notable advantages of having a remote security workforce. Access [...]

2021-01-07T11:54:41-05:00
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