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Scott Koegler

Freelance Writer and Former CIO

Scott Koegler practiced IT as a CIO for 15 years. He also has more than 20 years experience as a technology journalist covering topics ranging from software and services through business strategy. Scott publishes ec-bp.com, a supply chain industry newsletter and has written for publications including Network Computing, Forbes, Internet Evolution, and many others.

Written By Scott Koegler

Boots on the Ground: New Collar Careers Bring Military Veterans to the Cybersecurity Battlefield

Military veterans are prime candidates for new collar careers in cybersecurity because leadership and incident response are built into their training.

Securing Medical Devices in the Age of the IoT

Both health care IT professionals and device manufacturers are responsible for securing medical devices in light of emerging IoT threats.

It Takes All Kinds: Identifying New Sources of Cybersecurity Talent

Companies struggling to cope with the IT skills gap can find cybersecurity talent in unlikely places, such as hacking competitions and the armed forces.

How an Effective Incident Response Plan Can Help You Predict Your Security Future

An incident response plan and thorough analysis of historical threat data can help security teams predict how fraudsters might breach their networks.

Looking Back at Themes From National Cyber Security Awareness Month 2016

2016 may be in the past, but themes from last year's National Cyber Security Awareness Month should still be top of mind for security professionals.

Vulnerabilities Across Verticals: Overcoming Industry-Specific Security Challenges

Security leaders in the health care, financial services, and energy and utilities sectors must pay special attention to industry-specific security risks.

The New CISO: Management Through Thought Leadership

The CISO can positively impact both organizational security and his or her own professional brand through thought leadership.

The Security Leader’s Expanding Role: Seven Priorities to Drive CISO Success

Today's CISO needs to be more than just a security leader. The role now demands constant communication, continuous education and acute business sense.

The Five Most Critical Tasks in the CISO Job Description

Critical elements of the CISO job description are often overlooked, exposing enterprise data and individual employees to cyberthreats.

It’s Up to Employers to Close the Cybersecurity Skills Gap

When recruiting talent to close the cybersecurity skills gap, employers must demonstrate their commitment to security research, education and knowledge.