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The CSO's playbook for forging board relationships

Security is a board-level concern, but many aren’t confident they have the information and processes to provide effective governance. This nine-point plan will help you cement your role as a trusted advisor.

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6 tips for building your cybersecurity bench

You can only control a limited number of the variables that lead people to leave a job. Here are some suggestions for keeping your talent and helping them thrive.

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10 tough security interview questions, and how to answer them

Recently hired security leaders share what hiring execs want to know in interviews.

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5 ways to cope with the cybersecurity skills shortage (that don't involve hiring)

Unable to hire their way out of cybersecurity staffing problems, CISOs are turning to process automation, advanced analytics, and third-party services, among other methods.

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Hiring scarce security talent: 8 secrets to working with recruiters

Recruiters can be a valuable resource, especially when you're looking to hire for specialized and in-demand skills. Here's how to make the most of the relationship.

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Winning the war for cybersecurity talent

Security leaders say they expect demand for talent to outstrip supply for at least the next several years. Your task: develop staffing plans that recognize that reality.

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7 security incidents that cost CISOs their jobs

Whether or not security executives lose their jobs in the wake of a major incident, security failure should be seen as a learning opportunity.

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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.

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Most popular tech stories of 2019

Insider Pro subscribers pick the Top 10 articles published in our debut year.

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Deadline extended for 100 Best Places to Work in IT 2020

The deadline for nominating a company for Insider Pro's Best Places to Work awards program has been extended to January 17, 2020. The annual survey, which launched in 1994, identifies the 100 best places to work for IT pros.

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High-profile departures widen federal government’s security talent shortage

Recent key departures--voluntary and forced--might make it harder for government agencies to find the talent needed to fulfill their security missions.

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Career roadmap: CISO

The chief information security officer (CISO) role has been steadily rising in importance and visibility. CISOs now carry the burden of responsibility for securing some of a company’s most valuable resources.

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CSO Hall of Fame honorees

Meet the security leaders enshrined in the CSO Hall of Fame.

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Good tech talent is still hard to find (how to bridge the gap)

Companies have big plans for digital transformation, but the lack of skilled IT talent remains an obstacle. Here’s how to cope.

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IT certifications and training center

Certifications show that you’re committed to your job, have specific skills and are willing to up your game. Check out our online training courses and guides to top certifications -- all part of your Insider Pro subscription.

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What it takes to be an interim CISO

Being an interim or virtual CISO (vCISO) comes with many of the same demands of permanent security leadership roles, but also has its own unique challenges and rewards.

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10 ways to kill your security career

A breach won’t necessarily doom your career, but these missteps could hamper your professional ambitions.

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Take part in the 2020 IT Salary Survey

Whether you’re scouting out a new job or looking to fill a key IT role, access to salary data is an important tool. Help us help you by taking our 10-minute IT Salary Survey.

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What CIOs want from CISOs: Collaboration and no finger pointing

Two CIOs explain how they view their relationships with the security function, and why CISOs need to collaborate closely with CIOs whether they report into them or not.

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The security staffing problem isn't going away. Now what?

6 strategies and tactics to adjust to a future characterized by higher levels of both vacancy and turnover.

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