Today's CISO needs to be more than just a security leader. The role now demands constant communication, continuous education and acute business sense.
A seasoned, experienced mentor can be an invaluable resource for an aspiring professional looking to start a successful cybersecurity career.
Before pursuing a cybersecurity career, aspiring security professionals should first determine which areas of expertise they would like to specialize in.
Critical elements of the CISO job description are often overlooked, exposing enterprise data and individual employees to cyberthreats.
When recruiting talent to close the cybersecurity skills gap, employers must demonstrate their commitment to security research, education and knowledge.
Many companies, including IBM, are taking a new collar approach and recruiting ex-military personnel to fill woefully understaffed cybersecurity positions.
Psychological security refers to the notion that to defend a network against threats, security professionals must be able to think like cybercriminals.
The Black Hat conference offers a chance to network and glean insights from experts that can change the way you think about security.
To ensure a smooth transfer of security power, organizations should establish a definitive plan to appoint and develop a deputy CISO.
With 1.8 million IT positions set to go unfilled by 2022, closing the industry's gender gap can go a long way toward closing the cybersecurity skills gap.