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Diversity in security: How 3 organizations are making a difference—one relationship at a time

Taking a purposeful approach to diversity, security leaders bring programs, personal stories, and intentionality to changing the persistent low levels of Blacks and minorities in their profession.

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Supply chain attacks show why you should be wary of third-party providers

The weak link in your enterprise security might lie with partners and suppliers. Here’s how to understand and mitigate that risk.

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How decision-making psychology can improve incident response

Challenging biases and engaging in regular drills can keep your incident response team sharper than once-a-year wargames.

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How to prepare for an effective phishing attack simulation

Here's what users need to know about phishing attacks before you send out a test email.

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Top 10 in-demand cybersecurity skills for 2021

The list of needed security skills is long and growing. Here's what experts say is driving the demand.

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Taking aim at the cybersecurity skills shortage: 5 approaches to closing the gap

Programs have emerged to draw professionals into the field and prepare them for jobs, but their task is daunting.

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Stretched and stressed: Best practices for protecting security workers' mental health

Security work is stressful under the best of circumstances, but remote work presents its own challenges. Here's how savvy security leaders can best support their teams today — wherever they're working.

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5 persistent challenges security pros face

Highlights from the fourth annual “Life and Times of Cybersecurity Professionals” report

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Career roadmap: cyber security engineer

As demand for highly skilled cyber security professionals increases, we talk to Anna Zapata, cyber security engineer at communications services provider AT&T to find out what it takes to become a cyber security engineer.

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How to choose the right security training provider for your team

When it comes to keeping your security team's skills sharp, there is no one-size-fits-all approach. Here's how to assess your needs and the ability of training services providers to meet them.

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The cybersecurity skills shortage is getting worse

New research from ESG and ISSA illustrates a lack of advancement in bridging the cybersecurity skill shortage gap.

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The new pandemic labor landscape for cybersecurity jobs, skills and certifications

As cyberattacks increase, how can employers fight back? And what should employees do to capitalize on new job and career opportunities?

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7 things to look for in a security awareness training provider

Not all cybersecurity awareness training vendors are the same or are right for your organization. Here's how to find the best match.

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How to make your security team more business savvy

CISOs are finding ways to inject more business skills into their teams through recruitment, training and staffing strategies that broaden workers’ horizons — strategies that they say are paying off with stronger security and better...

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15 hot tech skills getting hotter -- no certification required

Employers are apt to invest more often in cash premiums for noncertified tech skills compared to certifications. Here are a few they’re coveting the most now and going forward.

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14 IT certifications that will survive and thrive in the pandemic

These tech certifications not only have high value now, but employers will continue to value them as the coronavirus continues.

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Summer 2020: CISO rising

Breach concerns, data privacy regulations and new responsibilities for managing risk are elevating the security leadership role.

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12 cheap or free cybersecurity training resources

Got time on your hands during the COVID-19 crisis? Here are some great free or cheap resources to add new cybersecurity skills to your resume.

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