Ten years ago, John Clarke was driving a van in Ireland for a living. Today, he develops games at IBM to help train security professionals on incident response and cyber situational awareness.
With support from IBM, the University of Bari Aldo Moro in Italy is developing a curriculum to help students develop the cybersecurity skills they need to work in a security operations center (SOC).
In June's security news, IT experts and educators around the world worked to create a new cybersecurity career pathway through initiatives designed to alleviate the industrywide skills shortage.
Hacking skills promote empathy, grit and creative problem solving — characteristics that can take teens far in their future careers, whether they pursue cybersecurity or any other field of study.
Many people are intimidated by the thought of security careers. Why? They incorrectly believe all security jobs require technical expertise, as well as extensive academic training and certifications.
A recent survey found that while many millennials lack awareness about IT security as a career path, they could play a key role in helping organizations address the cybersecurity skills shortage.
The education industry faces a security crisis, one that goes beyond protecting the classrooms and hallways. IT professionals in the education sector see cybersecurity as their top priority, consistently ranking it as their No. 1 concern. However,...
At the RSA Conference 2018, industry leaders gathered to discuss issues surrounding women in security, including the key role of female IT professionals in closing the cybersecurity skills gap.
How can we inspire the next generation of cybercrime fighters? IT professionals, teachers and parents must drive cybersecurity career awareness among students in all levels of education.
In an effort to reduce the cybersecurity skills gap, the Girl Scouts are offering an 18-badge program to help young women discover STEM interest and opportunities.