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In celebration of Cyber Security Awareness Month, we asked those who have followed a career in cyber across the globe for their stories, advice, and how they see the sector’s future. “I loved breaking things!” As reasons go for starting a career in cyber, Hossam Eltahawy, a Senior Cyber Security Consultant & Leader, certainly had an interesting one. At the same time, it’s not...

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With cybercrime on the rise and a global Cyber Security skills shortage, improving opportunities for neurominorities benefits businesses and individuals. According to the Global Risk Report from the World Economic Forum, cyberattacks are perceived as the fourth biggest risk faced by businesses globally. And it seems there is merit in the concern. Research from Deep Instinct found...

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Nearly 30 percent of employees say they’ll quit if forced to return back to work.  In response, companies are adopting hybrid work models, where employees come into the office some days and work from home on others.  This shift requires a heavy lift from cyber security teams who’ll need to put controls in place to protect their distributed work environments.  ...

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This year, there will be an estimated 3.5 million unfilled cybersecurity positions. Meanwhile, less than 25 percent of applicants are qualified for these roles. In other words, there’s a strong demand for qualified, experienced cyber security professionals, so individuals with the right background and experience should consider making a move into this exciting industry. Here are...

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2020 has been an unprecedented year for technology. The disruption caused by COVID-19 quickly forced organizations to reprioritize their technology objectives and strategies overnight to enable them to operate in a newly remote environment. But it isn’t just how and where employees work that has drastically altered. In the space of just a few short months there have also been huge changes in...

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If you’re a cybersecurity professional, you either work in-house at a company or as part of a cybersecurity firm. For those interested in a change, it’s worth considering how the other side spends their working hours, and if the alternative is right for you.  An in-house cyber role at a company  Overview of an in-house cybersecurity role You work with the same team and IT...

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New types of attacks are being dreamt up with increasing degrees of sophistication, and organizations are particularly worried about ransomware – malicious software that locks or encrypts documents on a computer and demands a ransom to unlock or decrypt it. But what have these changes meant for organizations? The language has changed Most businesses have long been aware of the evolving...

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As part of our ‘Ask a Recruiter’ series, we spoke to Maggie Emons our IT Team Lead, to get an inside look at what characteristics help Developers stand out. Have a look at her must-know advice that is sure to give you a one-up against the competition. 1. When you meet with developers what are some key characteristics you look for?   When I meet with developers I look for someone who is...

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A certified cloud professional in the United States can earn over $115,000 per year. In addition, the coronavirus pandemic has accelerated companies’ planned cloud migrations, further increasing demand for cloud talent. If you’re a professional in a traditional IT role, this is the perfect opportunity to break into this field and earn more.   Understand the business strategy...

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