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.
Many organizations across multiple sectors are creating new collar job opportunities to embrace the skills of aspiring professionals who lack traditional four-year college degrees.
Cybersecurity Skills Wanted: Investigative and Analytical Minds, Lifelong Learners, Protectors and Consultants
To keep up with the growing shortage of cybersecurity skills, companies are looking to tap new sources of talent, such as students and new collar workers.
At IRISSCON 2017, 48 contestants across 12 teams battled it out in a free-for-all CTF competition to test their hacking, defending and forensics skills.
A great way to bolster the dwindling cybersecurity workforce is to hire professionals who lack technical degrees but offer fresh perspectives.
Seemingly unrelated skills — such as untangling yarn, herding cats and cataloging toys — can benefit people looking to start careers in cybersecurity.