Sarah K. White

Senior Writer

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

Cybersecurity skills aren’t taught in college

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.

See how much an infosec analyst can earn

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.

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...

FBI's top 10 most wanted cybercriminals

FBI's top 10 most wanted cybercriminals

The internet has impacted the world in numerous ways, but it isn't always positive. Thanks to technology, we now have the rise of the cybercriminal, and the FBI even has a most wanted list for these criminals.

8 things keeping security professionals up at night

8 things keeping security professionals up at night

As the need for enterprise data and technology grows, it only widens the skills gap for security professionals. That means, security professionals are feeling the pressure to get more done with less.

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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