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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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Acute cybersecurity skills shortage areas

Security analysts/investigators, application security specialists, and cloud security skills top a long list of skills deficits.

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A rocket scientist hacks the cybersecurity labor crisis

The CEO of Girls Scouts of the USA may have cracked the code on where to find future cyber fighters.

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Official list of hacker and cyber crime movies

The best way to get young people interested in cybersecurity and fighting cyber crime may be by watching a good flick.

Could military veterans stop the cybersecurity skills shortage?

A look at why ex-military professionals may be the future of cybersecurity

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The best ethical hacking courses and certifications

Becoming a certified ethical hacker, also called a penetration tester, is a popular goal among information security professionals. Here are your best options for reaching it.

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Searching for unicorns: Managing expectations to find cybersecurity talent

Finding the cybersecurity leaders of tomorrow means being realistic about job descriptions and providing training and mentoring for non-traditional tech people.

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Should CISOs join CEOs in the C-suite?

IT executives weigh in on whether information security leaders should report to CEOs or to CIOs. Or whether there should there be a dotted line to both.


Cybersecurity channel chiefs and MSSPs look to the future

CyberTechnologyXchange brings vendors and managed security service providers together for one-on-one meetings to develop relationships and explore new technologies.

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Please don't send me to cybersecurity training

Training providers offer unique twists to help engage employees on security awareness education and make the process less painful.

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Your security scars are the key to innovation

Ben Johnson, CTO and co-founder of Obsidian Security, discusses driving innovation in security and business based on your experiences.

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10 top women chief information security officers to watch

As girls and young women become interested in cybersecurity, they can look to these women information security officers for inspiration.

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Go online to get your master's degree in cybersecurity

More than 30 U.S. colleges and universities offer an online Master of Science in cybersecurity program.

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Security chatbot empowers junior analysts, helps fill cybersecurity gap

Endgame's Artemis eliminate syntax or query language, allowing junior analysts to communicate with the network more intuitively to find security issues.

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Cybersecurity help wanted: Asperger people

People with Asperger Syndrome have distinct advantages when it comes to combating cyber crime.

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