The threat landscape is growing more perilous each day and our white hats need all the help they can get. The problem is that many organizations are struggling to close the cybersecurity skills gap.
At RSAC 2019, IBM Security General Manager Mary O'Brien noted that while the industry has made progress toward improving the experience of women in security, "a little better isn't going to cut it."
This International Women's Day, we celebrate the accomplishments of some of the most influential women in security and explore ways to expose more girls and young women to cyber careers.
Starting a new job in the CISO role can feel overwhelming. But the time for security to be seen as a key player — and to have a major business impact — has never been better.
How Former Bomb Disposal Expert and Lighting Designer Shaked Vax Pivoted Toward a Cybersecurity Career
Shaked Vax dismantled bombs and created light shows for rock stars before starting his cybersecurity career. Now he's leading IBM Trusteer's move into frictionless identity management.
With constantly evolving threats and a growing skills gap, the cybersecurity industry should consider alternative intelligence to enable the full digital transformation of our organizations.
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.
As the number of unfilled cybersecurity positions increases, women in security remain grossly underrepresented. New data shows the deep-seated changes that must be made to turn these trends around.
Military veterans are prime candidates for new collar careers in cybersecurity because leadership and incident response are built into their training.