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.
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 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.
According to a recent survey, just one-quarter of organizations reported having no difficulty hiring qualified IT security professionals.
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.
Security training programs should go beyond the basics and address why phishing attacks, social engineering schemes and other insider threats impact employees personally.
Two-Thirds of Organizations Struggle to Find Professionals With Necessary Cybersecurity Skills, Survey Reveals
A recent survey found that two-thirds of organizations struggle to find qualified professionals with the necessary cybersecurity skills to adequately protect their systems.
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.