The supply/demand ratio for the cyber workforce is now about 2.3 skilled workers per job opening, according to NIST. Security leaders need to be more creative to fill the gaps in their teams.
A love of the visual arts and a passion for drama brought Allison Ritter to the IBM X-Force Command Center. She channels these passions to create engaging, interactive security lessons for clients.
When he's not helping clients stay on top of cloud security, Andi Hudson is reaching out to schools to spread awareness about careers in technology and the importance of data privacy.
A Canadian university had to take critical IT systems offline after security professionals identified an attack designed to mine cryptocurrency using the school's computing resources.
The cybersecurity skills gap will continue to grow until executive leadership takes more creative steps to narrow it.
How Security Consultant Ben Goodrich Uses Physics to Navigate the State of Constant Change in Cybersecurity
Just three years ago Ben Goodrich graduated with a degree in physics. Today he's a security consultant working with the world's biggest companies to provide an injection of cybersecurity expertise.
Encouraging young people to pursue a security career is not just the job of the public sector. Organizations that hire security professionals also have a responsibility to help grow this talent pool.
From high school to higher education, there are countless opportunities for security professionals and organizations to educate young people about a career in cybersecurity.
To kick off October, we take a look back at what happened in cybersecurity in 2018 and a sneak peek at this year's National Cyber Security Awareness Month.
Organizations are struggling to hire enough people with the right security skills. Industry and government must work together to give more opportunities to potential cyber talent.