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  • Retaining Infosec Professionals: Dealing with stress, reducing burn out and improving the work environment

    by Caroline Wong on August 15, 2018

    I remember going out for a night on the town with my friends, about a decade ago. It was a Friday evening after a long week at work. For years, I had been commuting from San Francisco to San Jose every day. It wasn’t uncommon for me to leave my home at 6 am in the morning, and return at 8 pm in the evening. I worked on an incredible team and had a great boss. We did very interesting work and…

  • Attracting New Candidates to the Industry

    by Caroline Wong on July 18, 2018

    I started my information security career more than a decade ago, leading security teams at eBay and Zynga. Since then I’ve run a global product management team at Symantec and been a management consultant at Cigital. I’m currently the Vice President of Security Strategy for a Pen Testing as a Service company called Cobalt.io. In 2010, I was named by the Executive Women’s Forum as a Woman of…

  • Ben's Book of the Month: Review of "InSecurity: Why a Failure to Attract and Retain Women in Cybersecurity is Making Us All Less Safe"

    by Ben Rothke on May 14, 2018

    To address the lack of women in cyber security, a new book is out dealing with that in InSecurity: Why a Failure to Attract and Retain Women in Cybersecurity is Making Us All Less Safe (Rethink Press 978-1781332696) by Jane Frankland. In this interesting book, she brings to light detail about the lack of women in the information security field, and the importance the future of information requires…

  • Closer Look at Cybersecurity Skills Gap Clarifies Priorities for Enterprises in Asia Pacific

    by Leonard Ong on April 27, 2018

    While the shortage of skilled cybersecurity practitioners has been well-documented for several years, it is important to understand the contours of the skills gap for a more constructive view of how enterprises can best move forward. ISACA’s recently published State of Cybersecurity 2018 research has pinpointed specific themes that are impacting enterprises’ cybersecurity capabilities, both…

  • What Cybersecurity Jobseekers are Telling Us

    by John McCumber on April 3, 2018

    It’s been highly amusing reading the clickbait media hype about the devastating dearth of cybersecurity talent across the globe. If you can believe these articles, any cybersecurity professional can toss their resignation on the boss’ desk, pack up their framed certs, and walk two blocks down the street for a 20% salary uplift, free gym membership and a gig where you take your dog to work. My…

  • Getting to Know the RSAC Advisory Board: Todd Inskeep

    by RSAC Editorial Team on January 4, 2017

    Name: Todd Inskeep Title and company: Principal, Booz Allen Hamilton Number of years in the information security industry: 34 years RSAC: What was your first job in the infosec industry? Inskeep: Summer Intern at the Naval Research Labs working on Radio Voice Security RSAC: What does the RSA Conference 2017 theme, “The Power of Opportunity,” mean to you? Inskeep: For me, the Power of Opportunity…

  • StoryCorps @ RSAC: The Kind of Folks You Run Into

    by Jennifer Lawinski on December 9, 2016

    Welcome to the StoryCorps @ RSAC podcast series! Every month we'll be featuring a different conversation between cybersecurity professionals about their lives, the industry and the future of cybersecurity. What did two cybersecurity luminaries study to get into the industry? Turns out, Bruce Schneier, CTO of Resilient Systems, and Hugh Thompson, a member of the RSA Conference Program Committee, …

  • Getting to Know the RSAC Advisory Board: Ed Skoudis

    by Jennifer Lawinski on December 2, 2016

    Name: Ed Skoudis Title and company: Instructor and Fellow, SANS Institute; Founder, Counter Hack Number of years in the information security industry: 20 RSAC: What was your first job in the infosec industry? Skoudis: Working at Bellcore helping the Baby Bells secure their early IP networks. RSAC: What does the RSA Conference 2017 theme, “The Power of Opportunity,” mean to you? Skoudis: Information…

  • How to Protect Your Business When Your Cybersecurity Team Is Understaffed

    by Nathan Eddy on November 14, 2016

    There is a negative unemployment rate in IT security, which has led to a shortage of available talent in the market, with many firms unable to attract or evaluate key security talent. According to a Peninsula Press analysis of numbers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were 209,000 unfilled cybersecurity jobs in the U.S. in 2015, with information security job postings up 74 percent in the…

  • An Open Letter to Our Next President

    by WhiteHat Security on November 4, 2016

    Dear Future President, Thank you so much for using computer security as a talking point in your campaign this season. Allow me to personally say that, as a computer security professional, your bringing this issue more firmly into the spotlight can only be a good thing. If I may be so bold as to speak for many of my past, present, and future colleagues, having our industry made a conversation…

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