On this holiday, see what our contributors are thankful for in the world of cybersecurity, including improved security awareness and continued innovation.
With the seemingly perpetual negativity surrounding security, there's still a lot to be thankful for and admire in today's environment.
Hiring freelancers can help companies close the cybersecurity skills gap, reduce overhead and infuse a fresh perspective into the organizational culture.
IBM is embracing the idea that retired military personnel can help fill the cyber skills gap and serve as leaders in the security industry.
Military veterans are prime candidates for new collar careers in cybersecurity because leadership and incident response are built into their training.
To promote security awareness throughout the organization, CISOs should invite employees in disparate departments to help design training materials.
IBM sponsored 460 women to attend this year's Hacker Halted conference in an effort to promote inclusion and diversity in the cybersecurity industry.
Companies struggling to cope with the IT skills gap can find cybersecurity talent in unlikely places, such as hacking competitions and the armed forces.
Seemingly unrelated skills — such as untangling yarn, herding cats and cataloging toys — can benefit people looking to start careers in cybersecurity.
IT leaders should eschew traditional, dry security awareness training materials for entertaining content that encourages stronger user engagement.