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).
The Science Channel documentary, "Dark Web: Fighting Cybercrime," shows why practice runs are essential to help security teams and business leaders keep their cool in the face of a cyberattack.
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.
IBM Security teamed up with Atomic Entertainment and Science Channel to produce a documentary about the nature of the Dark Web and innovations in the security industry.
As companies grow, the process of hiring IT professionals becomes increasingly tedious, putting them at risk of missing out on top talent.
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.
With a well-planned, mature bug bounty program, security leaders can lessen the impact of the security talent shortage by tapping the white-hat hacker community.
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 new report published by the U.S. DHS and DoC urged government agencies to overhaul their cybersecurity workforce hiring, training and compensation practices to close the IT skills gap.