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CIO Career Coach: How to resign your executive position blogger Martha Heller explains what it takes to resign from your executive technology role without burning any bridges.

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Cybersecurity skills aren’t taught in college

Cybersecurity threats are increasing each year, but businesses report shortage of qualified candidates coming out of undergraduate programs. Preparing the next generation of cybersecurity experts won't be a quick fix, so business will...

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Coworking tips to increase your productivity and privacy

More and more people today work in open offices or coworking spaces. Such environments present unique challenges and opportunities, and the following tips can help ensure personal privacy and also maximize productivity.

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2017 security predictions

If you thought 2016 was bad, fasten your seat belts -- next year is going to be even worse.

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Security budgets continue to grow, but is it enough?

Cybersecurity is now a top concern for businesses, but the reality is that it should have been on their radar years ago. Why did businesses wait so long to invest in cybersecurity?

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Top 5 reasons to quit your cybersecurity job

The downsides with making a career switch go away in a market with zero-percent unemployment.

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Why studying security in college is a waste of time

To gain the security skills most needed at many companies, students and graduates will have to take a counterintuitive approach to their education and career. Whether just entering college or recently graduated, Shawn Burke, Global...


CIO Career Coach: Acing the Interview - Part 3 blogger and career strategist Martha Heller closes the loop on this three part video series that articulates for IT leaders what it takes get the most out of your next interview.

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Cybersecurity staffing issues may be putting you at risk

Cybersecurity is a priority for most businesses, but many are finding a lack of available cybersecurity talent. But not being able to hire the right candidates is no excuse to ignore your security needs.


CIO Career Coach: 6 tips for working with recruiters

Martha Heller -- blogger, career coach and president of Heller Search Associates -- shares her tips for building an effective and long-lasting relationship with recruiters.


CIO Career Coach: 3 tips to negotiate the offer

Negotiating a job offer can seem daunting but you can reduce the stress by being as prepared as you possibly can. In this episode of the Career Coach, blogger Martha Heller explains what it takes to make sure you are up to the...

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Building the DHS cybersecurity workforce

At the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), we fight against the world’s toughest cyber adversaries. Our best weapon is our people. So today, we are sharing two videos with you to help us meet this mission. They show the work...

Security's way to attract a girl

Recognizing the potential they have to fill the impending gap in the talent pool, the security industry goes after girls, grabbing hold of their passion because they can.

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See how much an infosec analyst can earn

Looking for a job in tech or planning to make a career change? Here is CareerCast's list of the top 10 jobs in IT and engineering in terms of salary, growth and market relevancy.


CIO Career Coach: Acing the interview - Part 2

In the latest installment of CIO's Career Coach, blogger Martha Heller digs deeper into the interviewing process, offering tips and techniques to help you land the job.

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10 highest-paying IT security jobs

IT security is of major concern to all organizations, and they're willing to pay to get top talent.

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What has Mr. Robot done for the security industry?

Arguably an accurate depiction of the world of cybercriminals, is Mr. Robot sending the right message?

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Post layoff makeover, certs that attract attention

Whether you're starting fresh or starting anew, certifications can help you build a more attractive resume

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