Posts Tagged ‘cybersecurity’
Why should a State Invest in People Living in Underserved Communities?
Investing in people living in underserved communities can bring a variety of benefits to both the individuals and the state as a whole. Some potential benefits of investing in underserved communities include: Improved quality of life: Providing access to education, healthcare, and other resources can improve people’s overall quality of life in underserved communities. Economic…Read More
Nationwide Cybersecurity Review (NCSR)
What is the Center for Internet Security (CIS)? The Center for Internet Security (CIS) is a non-profit organization focused on improving the security of organizations and individuals in the digital world. CIS is funded through various sources, including government grants, corporate sponsorships, and individual donations. CIS was founded in 2000 and works with a range…Read More
High-Performing Employee Retention Strategies for Cybersecurity Employees
Reduce the Impact of Staff Turnover With Six Simple Tactics The Covid pandemic has created a perfect storm working against employee retention in cybersecurity. We’re still witnessing the effects of the Great Resignation ─ and there seems to be no let-up in sight. People are still leaving jobs for a better work/life balance and greater…Read More
DEI Recruiting Strategy: Why Is It Crucial in Cybersecurity?
A Lack of Diversity in Staff Is Damaging to Your Security Cybersecurity is crucial in a world where hackers are becoming increasingly sophisticated and determined to steal your data. Yet it’s tough to hire the right people. Demand for professionals in the industry is multiplying, but there is an acute talent shortage to fill positions.…Read More
Cybersecurity Employee Retention Strategies
Tips to Help You Retain Cybersecurity Professionals in Your Business Addressing the cybersecurity skills gap is a crucial factor you must plan for to help your organization to expand in a candidate-driven market. But it would help if you also faced another challenge head-on – employee retention. Getting talent through your doors is one thing;…Read More
How Can We Have Better Cybersecurity For Less?
Earlier Detection Leads to Improved Security and Less Costly Mitigation Measures Does cybersecurity have to be expensive? In the age of cyber warfare and digital intelligence, it is more important than ever for businesses to make cybersecurity a top concern. Not only does it protect against cybercrime, but it also makes sure that companies can…Read More
Cybersecurity 101: Recruiting in a Candidate-Driven Market
Tip for More Effective Hiring For your organization to remain secure and competitive in the digital world, you need the best staff in the cybersecurity industry. You know this, yet you’re struggling to fill your cybersecurity jobs with high-caliber candidates. Why? Your biggest challenge in hiring today is that you’re in a candidate-driven market. But…Read More
How do I Improve our Cybersecurity Culture?
Shift to a Dynamic Cybersecurity Culture If you want your employees to more cybersecurity aware, develop a cybersecurity culture. This will help you manage the cyber threats that involve all aspects of your business, including human resources, infrastructure, and digital information. In the report, ‘Perspectives on transforming cybersecurity’, one of McKinsey & Co’s conclusions is that, “Culture change…Read More
The Diversity Issue In Cybersecurity: What Can Be Done?
Lack Of Representation The issue as it stands today is that there is simply not enough minority representation in the field of cybersecurity. According to the most recent publication of the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 75% of all information security professionals are White. Meanwhile, other minorities are left with about a fourth of the cyber…Read More
Does Effective Cybersecurity Have to Be Expensive?
The Risks and Solutions You Need to Know In the connected world, and one which is increasingly ‘lived’ in the cloud, your business is under constant threat of cyberattack. A report from IBM discovered that the average total cost of a single data breach escalated to $3.86 million in 2020. It also found the United…Read More