Through programs such as Cyber Day 4 Girls and Cyber Day for Collegiate Women, IBM is encouraging young female students to join the cyber workforce and boost the percentage of women in security.
Brad Olive has been spreading security awareness since the dawn of the internet. Today he develops personalized learning road maps aimed at various roles and user types for IBM Security Academy.
It's not enough to follow a rough outline of your incident response strategy. Conduct regular, intensive, detailed exercises within a well-defined framework to establish cybersecurity muscle memory.
The time kids spend playing video games online may provide opportunities for learning cybersecurity basics. Experts believe the post-millennial generation could be primed for careers in cybersecurity.
Security gamification engineer Richard Moore designs cyberthreat scenarios to unlock the competitive spirit of cybersecurity professionals and demonstrate how easy it is for anyone to hack a system.
Malicious actors outside your organization aren't always the only ones at fault for data breaches. Comprehensive employee security training is crucial to minimize the risk of insider threats.
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).
Offensive security activities like cyberattack simulations, penetration testing and vulnerability assessments can help companies identify and remediate flaws before cybercriminals can exploit them.
To alleviate the cybersecurity hiring gap, CISOs should look to tap new pools of talent in adjacent industries and help new hires develop their security skills through thorough, regular training.