All of this means that cybersecurity is both an easy profession to find opportunity, but a challenging profession to navigate and get all of the value you need.
Getting started in, and keeping, your career in infosec alive:
The secret to the security profession is to develop all the computer experience you can before you even begin to think about a career in cybersecurity.
Here's how many cybersecurity entry-level job seekers fail to make a great first impression.
From killing critical business systems to ignoring a critical security event, these colossal slip-ups will get your career in deep water quick
In his first column as CSO's Career Catalyst, Michael Santarcangelo outlines three essentials everyone needs to consider to make security work more than just a job.
Success in security is based on your ability to work with others. Improve your career by building a coalition of talent outside security.
It's easy for security professionals who are passionate about their careers to get caught up in the technology, but success today requires a lot more than technical savvy. Here are the traits successful security pros say are needed to succeed.
Security careers in the public sector:
Cyber jobs are a hot topic right now for most age groups in America. Typical questions include: Which schools, programs and classes offer the best value for money? What certifications are needed to get into cybersecurity? Are public or private sector jobs best? Or, when will this cyber buzz end? Getting more personal, should you consider a government cybersecurity job?
Moving from the public sector to a private sector security job can be a huge leap. In this book excerpt, David Quilter points out the strengths you'll bring along with the skills you may need to develop.
Women in infosec:
Women make up only 11 percent of infosec professionals. Here are a few tips to attract and recruit more to your business.
Many barriers still stop women from considering info sec as a profession. But both companies and women would benefit in an increase in the numbers, and many firms are now stepping up efforts to recruit them.
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