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CompTIA has announced CSA+, a new security qualification which focuses on the skills required for the use of threat detection tools, data analysis and the interpretation of results to identify vulnerabilities, threats and risks. [Read More]
Report looks how to address the growing skills gap as demand for qualified cyber security professionals continues to outstrip supply. [Read More]
The consensus is that the world is suffering under a chronic security skills gap. But most of the evidence for this skills gap is empirical; there is little hard evidence in facts and figures. [Read More]
A new report on the cyber security skills shortage from Kaspersky Lab provides few new insights and no new solutions to the problem -- but it does prompt an important question. [Read More]
Facebook has open sourced its capture the flag (CTF) platform to make security education more accessible [Read More]
Verizon has published its widely anticipated 2016 Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR), compiled by Verizon with the support 67 contributing partners. [Read More]
British Telecom (BT) said on Wednesday that it plans to hire 900 people across the globe to work in its cyber security business over the next 12 months. [Read More]
Recruitment remains a major problem for cyber security departments, and there seems to be no easy solution. [Read More]
Security firm Kaspersky Lab will host the 2016 edition of its Security Analyst Summit (SAS) on February 7-11 at the Ritz-Carlton, Abama luxury resort in Tenerife, Spain. [Read More]
A team from Iowa State University was awarded $25,000 for winning the first National Cyber Analyst Challenge, a competition created by Lockheed Martin and Temple University's Institute for Business and Information Technology. [Read More]

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Michael Moniz's picture
To be an outstanding cybersecurity professional, you need to think outside of the box, be intellectually curious, self-sufficient and collaborative.
Joshua Goldfarb's picture
Writing and documenting aren’t the most exciting activities. But they have tremendous potential, both in improving security operations and incident response, as well as in opening up a constructive dialogue.
Travis Greene's picture
Attended by roughly 40,000 people, RSA Conference 2016 was the biggest ever. Here are some observations on security trends observed at the event that took place last week at the conference.
Alastair Paterson's picture
Cyber Threat Intelligence (CTI) is critical for organizations that want to gain a comprehensive, tailored and relevant view of the potential threats and types of attackers that could be targeting them.
Jay Schulman's picture
The ability to recruit the right person for an application security role who can also find the flaws is a struggle for many organizations. These job openings rarely get filled.
Marc Solomon's picture
The global cybersecurity skills shortage isn’t going away any time soon. But by attacking it on multiple fronts we can proactively work to address it
Jason Polancich's picture
Starting your own private ISAC is easier and more important long-term than you might think.
Marc Solomon's picture
While we can’t address security without technology, we also need to consider education. Organizations must also be committed to keeping their IT security staff highly trained on the current threat landscape and advanced approaches to security.
Mark Hatton's picture
Software and hardware alone are not enough to manage a massive enterprise security program. You need security professionals and experienced leaders who can keep the team (and the tools) operating effectively.
James McFarlin's picture
Launched in 2009, CyberPatriot began with eight high school cybersecurity teams competing for scholarships. In just six years, participation quickly expanded to more than 1500 teams around the world.