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What women want in the IT workplace: 6 key factors for hiring and retention

Women are exiting IT in droves, as companies struggle to hire and engage these valuable employees. The first step to change? Listening to what women want.

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Staffing the CISO office: A call to senior management for some expansive thinking

More companies need to realize that an inherent staffing misalignment around their CISO role presents potentially critical exposure to the organization.

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Of mice and malware

Some of the most important training I got for a career in computer security research was not from a computer-related class, but in a biology class. While these two disciplines may seem entirely unrelated, the skills that are needed in...

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Gender diversity in IT: How companies are getting tangible results | TECH(talk)

How much progress has been made in gender diversity in the tech field in the past few years? CIO writer Sharon Florentine, who frequently blogs about women in IT, talks with hosts Juliet Beauchamp and Ken Mingis about companies that...

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Navigating a challenging cybersecurity skills landscape

As much as tools and technology evolve in the cybersecurity industry, organizations remain reliant on clever, well-trained humans with incisive critical thinking skills to protect themselves from the perilous cyberthreat landscape.

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Have we doubled the number of women in infosec?

According to a recent (ISC)2 report, women now comprise 20% of cybersecurity workers. But without defining what jobs are being included, it’s unclear whether we’re truly making progress.

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New CIO? Your transition playbook in 10 (not-so-easy) steps

What you accomplish in the first six months of taking over an IT leadership role is critical. The following 10 steps will help you navigate the rocky transition, get your IT house in order and set a clear path toward a strong...

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CIO Leadership Live with James Rinaldi, CIO, Director for Information Technology, NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory | Ep 11

In this episode, host Maryfran Johnson talks with James Rinaldi, CIO at NASA's Jet Propulsion Lab, about opening up data silos and driving data transformation; having a seat at the table to lead change; and using technology to explore...

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What is a data scientist? A key data analytics role and a lucrative career

The data scientist role varies depending on industry, but there are common skills, experience, education and training that will give you a leg up in starting your data science career.

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8 reasons why your resume isn't getting noticed

Not getting any bites on your resume? You might be making one or more of these eight common resume mistakes.

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Technology must be part of solution for empowering rural women and girls

United Nations addresses challenges to create and expand economic opportunity for rural women and girls, but the world must commit to technology-driven solutions. And as we face increasing cyberthreats, shouldn’t women be part of the...

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How to hire the right analysts for your intelligence program

As someone who’s been deeply involved in virtually every aspect of hiring and job-seeking in security and intelligence, I can attest firsthand that while the process is rarely easy, it’s worth the effort.

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Half the world is female, so why do women only make up 1% of security leaders?

Collectively championing the business value of diversity – we can broaden the conversation and truly make a difference in both the cybersecurity industry – and the world.

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Improving security with diversity beyond the checkbox

Security and diversity mean being compliant and fair, but also mean you need to get the widest possible range of perspectives.

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Cybersecurity skills shortage

From vendor agnostic, standards and skills-based training to a commitment to inspiring the next generation to join the industry in the first place, everyone demanding a solution to cyber security skills shortage today needs to step up...

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Statement of issue with the cybersecurity jobs gap

The current message on cybersecurity education and the jobs gap isn’t congruent with the needs of the industry. Integrating targeted and specific education as part of a risk management plan will do a better job of addressing those...

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7 IT salary and hiring trends for 2018

Demand for tech talent will continue to outpace supply in the year ahead, while the mix of skills necessary to remain relevant in IT will undergo a significant shift.

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What is a data scientist? A key data analytics role and a lucrative career

The data scientist role varies depending on industry, but there are common skills, experience, education and training that will give you a leg up in starting your data science career.

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