A new survey shows 82 percent of organizations around the world are struggling with a shortage of staff with cybersecurity skills. Training expert Simone Petrella analyzes the survey results and spotlights the skills needed now to fight emerging cyber threats.
Each year the skills gap estimate for cybersecurity goes up, with few concerted, industry-wide efforts to address the issue. What organizations in all sectors truly need is hands-on, up-to-date, intensive training, says NIELIT MD Dr. Ashwini Sharma.
Even as the demand for security professionals grows, the outflow of practitioners from the profession is greater than the influx of fresh blood, says (ISC)Â² CEO David Shearer. How can this trend be effectively addressed?
What does an organization do when it cannot afford to fund a full-time C-level security leader? Enter the virtual CISO, a growing service offering in India. Experts discuss the business value and benefits.
(ISC)Â² and the Cloud Security Alliance have unveiled a new cloud security professional certification designed to measure advanced competence. Will training for the certification help professionals gain a better understanding of cloud security?
The Hong Kong regional headquarters of (ISC)Â² is collaborating with universities across Asia through its Global Academic Program to deliver essential skills to help grow the information security workforce.
Texas Chief Information Security Officer Brian Engle, like other CISOs, has voiced concerns that the state government didn't have sufficient staffers and managers with the right set of IT security skills. Engle, however, did something about it.
Amidst a global information security staffing crisis, India must focus on developing more practitioners with deep technical skills. This is the practical advice from Hord Tipton, out-going director of (ISC)Â².
The IAPP has launched a new privacy certification designed for IT, security and engineering pros. What are the key elements of this new program? JC Cannon, a privacy author and educator, shares details.
As the cybersecurity skills gap widens, and more jobs are left unfilled, three higher education institutions are implementing innovative programs to help build a pipeline of qualified information security professionals.
To help address the shortage of qualified cybersecurity professionals, (ISC)Â² is offering colleges and universities a variety of assistance with bolstering cybersecurity education and preparing students for certification.