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A continuous problem: Tackling the cybersecurity skills shortage

We have read the over abundance of apocalyptic articles covering the growing talent shortage in cybersecurity. But buried under the hyperbolic numbers, there is a larger and more interesting story.But first, let’s

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Cyber-security – skills and technology gaps are the missing pieces of the puzzle

According to IBM, there are 20.8 billion digital devices online – three for every human being on the planet – so a joined-up, forward-looking approach to cyber-security is essential. But

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Putting Your Employees at the Center of Your Cybersecurity Strategy

CISOs are facing a perfect storm when it comes to securing their networks. Cyber attacks are becoming increasingly sophisticated just as corporate networks are becoming more distributed and complex –

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Two Steps to Adopting Cyber Security Best Practices for Manufacturing

The manufacturing environment is changing fast. Innovation and automation are unlocking efficiencies and growth potential, but the new technologies driving digitization also increase exposure to cyber and other threats that

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The Rise of the Security Developer

The cybersecurity industry is fast paced and exciting. Yet, it is still facing a massive skills shortage. According to the 2018 (ISC) Cybersecurity Workforce Study, there’s a shortfall of around 142,000

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Cyber security needs rebels

Cyber security needs “rascals” not hand-raisers who won’t question authority. But the problem is that the education system is not typically geared towards generating the kind of rebellious spirits that

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Think Outside the Box to Close the Skills Gap

The skills gap in cybersecurity is a topic I address a lot, but it is also one of the issues in cybersecurity for which we just can’t figure out the

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Crowdsourced Security is Redefining the Gig Economy, and Not in a Good Way

Let’s pretend you have offensive security skills and you want to use them for gainful employment. You attend a job interview and you listen to the benefits of what this

Hardware/Network

Rationalizing the Security Stack for More Effective Protection

Most IT security professionals believe the answer to strengthening their organization’s security posture is to buy more solutions. The idea that more tools equals better protection is a widely-held misconception,

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Closing the cyber skills gap: What to do next

On a global scale, cybersecurity is suffering from a severe shortage of experts. What is to be done? Organizations, government, academia and professional associations need to work together to develop a