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The state of security hiring: Jobs, skills, and salaries

We look at the trends in cybersecurity hiring today, including the most in-demand jobs and skills and the hottest markets—and what it will take to attract and retain top talent.

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8 biases that will kill your security program

CISOs and their security teams often hold cognitive biases that get in the way of making the right risk management and incident response decisions. Here are eight of the most common to avoid.

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Cybersecurity salaries: What 8 top security jobs pay

IT security is of major concern to all organizations, and they're willing to pay to get top talent. Are you being paid what you are worth? Take a minute to check.

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How long-term hybrid work is changing security strategies

CISOs across industries are revisiting the stopgap security tools and the temporary policies they enacted to quickly enable remote work to replace them with stronger permanent solutions. But the old rules no longer apply.

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6 resume mistakes CISOs still make

The top security job has evolved from a technology-focused role into an executive position. Does your resume reflect that shift?

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The CSO guide to top security conferences, 2021

Tracking postponements, cancellations, and conferences gone virtual — CSO Online’s calendar of upcoming security conferences makes it easy to find the events that matter the most to you.

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STEMatch creates new cybersecurity education and career paths

CSO50 award-winning program STEMatch makes cybersecurity education and careers more accessible thanks to private and public sector support.

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Cybersecurity industry reacts as antivirus pioneer John McAfee found dead

McAfee was found dead in a Spanish prison cell after a suspected suicide. He was due to be extradited to the US to stand trial for tax evasion and money laundering.

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CISO Jason Lee on Zoom's response to its pandemic security challenges

A year into his role, Lee discusses how he and Zoom's security team addressed security and privacy issues amid rapid growth and public scrutiny.

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Tabletop exercises explained: Definition, examples, and objectives

A tabletop exercise is an informal, discussion-based session in which a team or discusses their roles and responses during an emergency, walking through one or more example scenarios.

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CIO Think Tank Roadmap Report: Reinventing IT

As companies accelerate out of pandemic disruption, how can IT meet increasing demands — and reap unprecedented benefits? In a series of virtual roundtables, dozens of IT leaders offered key insights about the road ahead.

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How the post-pandemic world will challenge CISOs

More permanent remote workers, requirements for protecting health data, and a more dangerous threat landscape await security teams as the COVID crisis ends.

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Tailor security training to developers to tackle software supply chain risks

Software developers need specialized security awareness training to help them spot supply chain risk and avoid being victimized by attackers.

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8 things CISOs should be thinking about, but probably aren't

CISOs need to cover all the security bases. The problem is, some of the bases are easy to overlook.

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The CSO role today: Responsibilities and requirements for the top security job

The CSO is the executive responsible for the organization's entire security posture, both physical and cyber, and has the big picture view of the company's operational risk.

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3 steps to smarter cybersecurity hiring and team building

Amid the global cybersecurity skills shortage, organizations and security leaders must shift their hiring and team development approach to have fewer barriers, be more diverse, and take the long view.

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5 key qualities of successful CISOs, and how to develop them

CISOs today need significantly different skillsets to cybersecurity leaders of the past as they become more critical to business success.

CSO50 Winners 2021 [LOGO]

CSO50 2021 awards showcase world-class security strategies

Winners will be recognized at the annual CSO50 Conference + Awards taking place November 16-18, 2021.

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