David Weldon

David Weldon is a freelance writer in the Boston area who specializes in topics related to information technology, finance, education, healthcare, and workforce and workplace issues. Contact him at DWeldon646@comcast.net

Skills and traits of a business-savvy CISO

The state of security hiring: Jobs, skills & salaries

The state of security hiring: Jobs, skills & salaries

Even in today's tough job market, demand for security pros remains high. We look at the hottest industries and markets for cyber security jobs — and what it will take to land a one of these top jobs.

Hottest new cybersecurity products at RSA Conference 2020

Hottest new cybersecurity products at RSA Conference 2020

The annual RSA Conference is a key venue for companies to showcase their new cybersecurity products. Here are some of the more interesting tools to check out.

Top 5 states for cybersecurity jobs

Top 5 states for cybersecurity jobs

These states boast high average salaries and plenty of job opportunities, but that's not all that sets them apart.

Third party risk management: A getting started guide

Third party risk management: A getting started guide

Your vendor partners may be your organization's weakest link. Without a strong third party risk management program in place, how would you know?

The 20 highest-paying markets for cyber security engineers

The 20 highest-paying markets for cyber security engineers

IT security professionals are in high demand in most job markets, but some metropolitan areas are better than others when it comes to offering a top pay check. Randstat recently released its annual IT salary study, which looked at the...

These 10 people may be your greatest inside security risks

These 10 people may be your greatest inside security risks

Last year was the worst on record for information security incidents, and the majority of those were due to inside sources, many studies agree. Prime suspects are employees and contractors with privileged user access.

CSOs set to make the big bucks in 2017

CSOs set to make the big bucks in 2017

Last year was a record one for cyberattacks, and that is keeping the demand for IT security pros at an all-time high. So what should these in-demand pros be earning? Four recent salary studies offer insights on what you can expect to...

What IT security pros are earning in 2017

What IT security pros are earning in 2017

Last year was a record one for cyberattacks, and that is keeping the demand for IT security pros at an all-time high. So what should these in-demand pros be earning? Four recent salary studies offer insights on what you can expect to...

The 15 best job markets for IT security specialists

The 15 best job markets for IT security specialists

Here is a look at the top 15 job markets for information security professionals, according to the recent study, “Where Are the Highest Paying Tech Jobs in the US” from Indeed.com.

How much does a data breach cost? Here's where the money goes.

How much does a data breach cost? Here's where the money goes.

Few would dispute that cyberattacks are increasing in frequency and in intensity, and most organizations confirm they have now suffered at least one cyber incident. But do those organizations have a true sense of the full impact on...

5 things that top CSO candidates need on a resume

5 things that top CSO candidates need on a resume

If all the recent IT hiring surveys are to be believed, chief security officers can expect a pretty sweet year in 2016. Job demand is up. Salaries are way up. And neither trend is expected to slow anytime soon. Yes, good CSOs can...

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