EdTech today stores more personally identifiable information on K-12 students than ever, but the FBI warns that much of that data is severely exposed to threat actors.
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.
The National Institute for Cybersecurity Education is leading the charge in K–12 security awareness training.
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.
It's up to security and educational leaders alike to improve and expand opportunities for cybersecurity education.
As threat research team lead at Trusteer, Tomer guards the gateway to both known and unknown threats and passes along his insights to help banking customers protect themselves from social engineering.
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.