Sarah K. White

Senior Writer

Sarah White is a senior writer for CIO.com, covering IT careers, hiring & staffing, and diversity.

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5 tips for running a successful virtual meeting

5 tips for running a successful virtual meeting

Running an online meeting can be as easy as running an in-person meeting if you follow a few simple steps. Here are five tips for taking your meetings online without missing a beat.

5 tips for leading IT from home

5 tips for leading IT from home

Leadership is being redefined in quarantine as IT executives find themselves overseeing IT operations from home. Here’s how to lead your department from a distance.

Cybersecurity skills aren’t taught in college

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...

Security budgets continue to grow, but is it enough?

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?

Cybersecurity staffing issues may be putting you at risk

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.

Empower your employees by embracing shadow IT

Empower your employees by embracing shadow IT

Most businesses try to avoid shadow IT, but there are ways to make it a positive for your company and your workers.

How to get your network and security teams working together

How to get your network and security teams working together

Your network and security teams may have different goals and objectives, but as networks grow more complex, it’s time to get these two teams on the same page to help avoid miscommunication around security threats.

IT leaders pick productivity over security

IT leaders pick productivity over security

Implementing security measures can make systems run slower and essentially bog down productivity, which is causing some enterprises to abandon effective security measures. Two recent studies highlight the severity of lacking...

Top U.S. universities failing at cybersecurity education

Top U.S. universities failing at cybersecurity education

Cybercriminals are only getting better at what they do, which means the skills gap is growing between the people who hack and the people who stop them. And universities aren't catching up fast enough: A recent study reveals dismal...

5 reasons you need to hire a Chief Privacy Officer

5 reasons you need to hire a Chief Privacy Officer

Businesses are increasingly relying on data, but they're overlooking another key aspect of data: privacy. In order to keep up with the growing regulations surrounding data privacy, it may be time to hire a Chief Privacy Officer.

How to earn the trust of millennials concerned with security

How to earn the trust of millennials concerned with security

Millennials are growing increasingly weary of data and security when it comes to their favorite brands. And that means it's vital that companies include a strong cybersecurity message in their marketing plan to help rebuild trust.

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