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The Importance of Discerning Between Job Burnout and PTSD

It is important to discuss the key differences between PTSD and burnout in order for us to avoid making light of a serious psychological disorder

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Cyber NYC boosts the Big Apple's cybersecurity industry

New York City Economic Development Corp. launches Cyber NYC to foster public-private partnerships focused on building a vibrant cybersecurity community and talent pool in the largest U.S. city.

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Cybersecurity job fatigue affects many security professionals

Infosec professionals face occupational hazards such as long hours, high stress levels, and career frustration that can lead to mental health issues.

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Young girls are society's future cyber crime fighters

There are lots of opportunities for girls in cybersecurity. The problem is they don't know what those opportunities are. Parents and guidance counselors can help.

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What is ethical hacking? Penetration testing basics and requirements

Ethical hacking, also known as penetration testing, is legally breaking into computers and devices to test an organization's defenses. Here’s what ethical hacking entails and tips for breaking into the role.

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Startup advice: hire a head of InfoSec first

Having a Head of Information Security (InfoSec) can make or break any business.

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Research suggests cybersecurity skills shortage is getting worse

New data reveals growing skills gaps that represent an existential threat. What should organizations do?

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Demand for cybersecurity talent rises sharply

Three experts share their thoughts on how to address the biggest cyber threat of all — the rapidly increasing cybersecurity workforce shortage.

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How to write a CISO job description

The chief information security officer has a big, mission critical job. Make sure you spell out the CISO's duties and expectations for the role.

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Hackers are good, not bad

From now on, 'hackers' should refer to white hats instead of black hats.

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Why do CISOs change jobs so frequently?

Aside from earning more money, CISOs pursue other opportunities when current employers minimize cybersecurity commitments and efforts.

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What is cyber security? How to build a cyber security strategy

Organizations face many threats to their information systems and data. Understanding all the basic elements to cyber security is the first step to meeting those threats.

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From consumer to vendor: security career advice and lessons learned

Making the jump from the operational side to the vendor side can be a big decision, which is why I’d like to reflect on my own experience and share some of my lessons learned and advice picked up along the way.

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What defines job satisfaction for cybersecurity professionals?

To keep the information security team happy, organizations must offer competitive compensation, career advancement and a commitment to strong security.

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The buck stops here: 8 security breaches that got someone fired

Some deserved the blame, and some seemed to just be at the wrong place at the wrong time.

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IT help wanted, cybersecurity experience preferred

To fix the cybersecurity labor shortage, IT organizations should cross-train IT workers on cybersecurity.

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Cybersecurity skills shortage creating recruitment chaos

Because of the global cybersecurity skills shortage, nearly half of all cybersecurity professionals are solicited to consider other jobs at least once per week.

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6 missteps that could cost CISOs their jobs

Sure, a big preventable breach might easily cost a CISO his or her job. A few less obvious missteps could do the same.

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The cybersecurity skills shortage acts as a root cause for security events

New research from ESG and ISSA reveals that a lack of training, inadequate cybersecurity staffing, and business apathy contribute to security events.

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How to hire top cybersecurity talent for your company

As cyber threats continue to grow in volume and intensity, companies need top-tier cybersecurity talent to successfully fend off these attacks.

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