cybersecurity experts

How To Pick The Right Cybersecurity Expert For The Job

Choosing a cybersecurity team should be a top priority for any organization, but it's often a challenge for a business to find qualified candidates. Dr. Eric Cole, CEO of Secure Anchor, provides four keys to finding the right cybersecurity expert for your company.

Serena L-G., 12 and a Half Years Old, Says "Sec_rity is not complete without you"

As part of a community service project for school, when asked to write an article to describe a teen's view of cybersecurity, Serena L-G. produced this fantastic article that every parent should read.

My Impact on Society as a Female Data Scientist

Xuan Zhao, a female data scientist in the information security industry, explains how machine learning dramatically helps her work have a true impact on society, and vice versa.

How I Pay It Forward and Build a Better Workplace in Cybersecurity

Amy Brachio knows the challenges of making partner at EY while raising two daughters and caring for ailing parents, but what made it bearable was the professional and personal support she received at every step. As a leader, her goal is to foster an environment that provides the same support for others.

Cybersecurity: Part Science, Part Business, and Part Psychic?

Bridging the talent gap means more than producing a diverse cybersecurity workforce today – it will require looking into the future of the criminal mind.

5 Best Practices to Protect Your Small Business from Cyber Attacks

Most small businesses think that they can’t or won’t be the victims of cyber attack — that fraudsters and hackers are only interested in going after large corporations. Think again — and consider these 5 best practices when you do.

Here is Your Cybersecurity Budget. Spend It Wisely

How can businesses pour millions into cybersecurity and still miss the mark? CISSP and CISM Candy Alexander explores the blind spot leaving many businesses open to costly attack.

The Cybersecurity Profession Has a Clear Career Path. LOL. Just Kidding

Expert analysis by Candy Alexander of a recent study from ISSA and ESG emphasizes the need for more formal planning in career advancement in cybersecurity.

Just Like Santa’s Workshop, CyberSecurity Is Not a Seasonal Gig

Now that the holiday shopping season is here, it’s a good time to step back and think about how retailers are protecting shoppers’ valuable information. Don't be fooled, however, cybersecurity is an all-season activity.

Taking the Leap from Military to InfoSec: Another Opportunity to Serve

Many veterans have the soft skills to become effective cybersecurity professionals, but navigating the educational requirements and hard skill development can be daunting. CISO and former naval officer Gary Hayslip offers advice and resources for vets looking to transition into infosec.

Can You Make My Cybersecurity Super Hero Dream Team?

Putting together a cybersecurity workforce is similar to assembling a Super Hero Dream Team, explains Gene Fredriksen, CISO for PSCU, which services more than 800 credit unions. In this An InfoSec Life piece, Gene explains how he harks back to his love for superhero comic books in coming up with his cybersecurity dream team.

Wouldn’t It Be NICE? The NICE Conference & Expo

How can education be used to produce the next generation of cybersecurity experts? The National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) is bringing solutions and networking opportunities to Kansas City in its annual NICE Conference and Expo.

The Yellow Brick Road Is Paved in Code; And It’s Pretty Awesome

Learn how ITSPmagazine’s new column, The Academy, will bring together cutting-edge IT educators, top industry experts, and our best and brightest students as they analyze trends in cybersecurity and offer insights regarding the many questions driving the field today.

Hello, my name is Xuan. I am a Cybersecurity Data Scientist.

Xuan Zhao is a data scientist in the cybersecurity industry who shares her relatively unique experience of working in a nearly all-male world – she is part of a supportive, collaborative team where everyone is equal, and everyone’s idea is valued.

Security Versus Convenience: A 1-on-1 with Chenxi Wang

Chenxi Wang, Chief Strategy Officer of Twistlock, weighs in on the risk versus benefit trade-off of sending personal information online, why no security system is safe 100% of the time, and whether Apple is being too stubborn or the FBI is being too “Big Brothery” when it comes to privacy versus security. 

Gender Equality in Cybersecurity: SciFi or Reality?

My project was to research women in technology and cybersecurity; associations providing networking, development and educational opportunities as well as prominent female speakers. Women in technology declines while the career opportunities soar largely due to obsolete stereotypes, gender bias and condescending sexism.