The quest to promote cyber literacy is as old as the internet itself, but the increasing connectedness of the technology landscape is making it more important than ever.
To address the ongoing cybersecurity skills shortage, technology organizations around the world are hiring new collar professionals who lack degrees but possess real-world experience and enthusiasm.
Roughly Half of Cybersecurity Incidents Due to Employee Negligence and Weak IT Security Policies, Report Says
Only 12 percent of employees fully understand their organization's IT security policies and human error accounts for nearly half of all cybersecurity incidents, according to a recent report.
CISOs can improve their enterprise security posture by adopting cognitive technology, educating executives, conducting incident response training and fostering a culture of security in 2018.
Winter holidays mean more cybersecurity breaches for enterprises. How can security leaders train staff members to better manage digital assets during this time?
Cybersecurity Skills Wanted: Investigative and Analytical Minds, Lifelong Learners, Protectors and Consultants
To keep up with the growing shortage of cybersecurity skills, companies are looking to tap new sources of talent, such as students and new collar workers.
At IRISSCON 2017, 48 contestants across 12 teams battled it out in a free-for-all CTF competition to test their hacking, defending and forensics skills.
A great way to bolster the dwindling cybersecurity workforce is to hire professionals who lack technical degrees but offer fresh perspectives.
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.