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How to market security: 8 tips for recruiting users to your cause

Getting users to care about security is a much-lamented challenge. What you need is a marketing plan.

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12 things every computer security pro should know

Fighting the good fight takes specialized knowledge. Here's the baseline of what all security pros should know.

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Built to scale: 5 tips for structuring your security organization for growth

How to prepare your SOC for mergers, new business innovation and a constantly changing and growing attack surface.

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The CSO guide to top security conferences, 2019

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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How JustEat finds and trains in-house security talent

Employees in other departments might have skills that play well in security and the desire to make the jump. JustEat CISO Kevin Fielder explains how he introduces those people to cybersecurity and integrates them with the team.

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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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4 tips for building a strong security culture

Instead of blame and fear, security teams need to create a culture of personal responsibility to best protect data. Here's how two security leaders do it.

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Free Course: Learn to install and configure Splunk

In partnership with tech training provider Pluralsight, CSO is offering free, limited-time access to the course “Installing and Configuring Splunk.”

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5 tips for globalizing security awareness training

Global organizations face particular cultural and linguistic challenges when it comes to awareness training. Here's how 2 companies met that challenge and what you can learn from their experience.

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The most stressful aspects of being a cybersecurity professional

Keeping up with IT, educating users, and working with the business top the list of the most stressful things of being a cybersecurity professional.

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How Microsoft builds empathy between its security and development teams

Ongoing cross-training, threat information sharing, executive support and a strong threat modeling infrastructure helps the company's security and development staff work collaboratively.

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Cybersecurity professionals are no match for cyber-adversaries

In the battle against hackers, cyber-adversaries have an advantage over cyber-defenders, new research from ESG and ISSA finds.

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Is the cybersecurity skills shortage getting worse?

New research indicates that things are not improving for filling the demand for cybersecurity skills. The ramifications are widespread.

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What are the latest H-1B visa changes? | TECH(talk)

The controversial H-1B visa program is seeing some changes that could smooth the visa application process – and proposed changes that could make it more restrictive. Here's what's going on.

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North Dakota: An innovative and leading cybersecurity state

North Dakota is addressing the cybersecurity skills shortage with policies and programs for government, education, and business.

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Cybersecurity education in the age of acceleration

The cyber threat landscape demands professional development initiatives.

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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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8 cheap or free cybersecurity training resources

Use these free and cheap resources to train employees in entry-level cybersecurity skills, and to help job seekers "hack through the HR firewall."

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