Last month, I attended a CIO and CISO forum in Rhode Island. The talk by Michael and Tricia of Secure Catalyst was excellent. They stressed the need for straight talk between technology and business leaders, particularly in the area of information security. Read more
Networking grows your community of supporters, recruiters, and potential colleagues. When 70% to 85% of jobs are filled via network connections, a strong network is essential. Regardless of the connection strength, a strong resume is required to pursue a role at a potential employer.
What are your career goals in the security field? Chief Information Security Officer (CISO)? Head of Risk and Compliance? Entrepreneur? Where do you see yourself in five years? Talented security professionals are in demand.
The velocity of today’s social media-driven economy puts the onus on companies to build immersive applications able to scale easily. Add on the growing need for information security, and that task simply becomes significantly more difficult. These two requirements continue to drive the adoption of DevOps in IT shops all over the world. Read more
As the Web expands its footprint across society, it creates more opportunities for nefarious behavior from hackers and other cybercriminals. In fact, the smart home and Internet of Things (IoT) are poised to be the next battlegrounds in information security. Read more
It seems hackers are in the news on a daily basis. The more quickly information security professionals handle one incident, something else nefarious happens to a popular website or online financial service. Given the importance of eCommerce to our society, protecting technical assets from this scourge remains paramount at nearly all IT companies. Read more