While the tech industry continues to grow, the skill sets of the average employee should grow as well. The demand for IT skills is bound to have an impact on new or existing salaries and job titles.
Nigel Hawthorn discusses the IT skills crisis and the five skills that will become vital to businesses operating in the cloud
On a global scale, the UK IT industry is the least satisfied with its education system. Only 14 percent of UK IT decision makers (ITDMs) feel that the UK education system fully prepares professionals for the cyber-security industry.
In the aftermath of Brexit, UK companies potentially face a huge challenge as HR and IT leaders are experiencing a tech talent shortage. Nearly two-thirds (62 percent) of IT leaders expect to see a rise in people from non-tech backgrounds entering their teams over the next two years as the IT skills shortage increases.
Raytheon's global survey of cyber-security skills has confirmed a gender gap in education, uncovered surprise growth in Middle East skill sets and revealed ambivalent attitudes to cyber-security among so-called millennials.
In effort to find the UK's upcoming talent, country's largest cyber security organisations collaborate to design cyber-security challenge.
The Commonwealth Bank warns that a global cyber-security skills shortage could pave the way for additional high-profile computer attacks in Australia.
The much-vaunted National Crime Agency, often described as 'Britain's FBI', has lost several officers to the Met Police's Falcon Squad, as 'bored' investigators look to go more hands-on with cyber-crime cases.
Japan will train approximately 50,000 people in the public and private sectors on cyber-security ahead of the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, according to local reports.
The UK government today launched a new set of initiatives designed to improve SME information security, public and private sector cooperation and to encourage more people to join the industry.
The much-publicised information security skills gap shows no sign of slowing down, with one new report suggesting there will be a shortage of 1.5 million trained professionals by 2020.
GCHQ has opened a new site in Manchester and is already looking to hire software developers, engineers and information security professionals to fill the space.
New research reveals that UK firms are turning to contractors to plug the widening skills gap in the cyber-security field.
This week's In Case You Missed It looks at the five most popular articles on SC, including the launch of a new cyber-security degree, new ATM malware and Sony's latest data breach.
Security consultant Dr Jessica Barker says that the next step to getting more women into cyber security hinges on changing minds and career pathways.
The Cyber Security Challenge is linking with GCHQ to develop counter-espionage and cyber security skills for the real world.
The much-debated cyber security skills gap was the topic of debate at two separate conferences in the UK on Tuesday.
There's an increasing demand for cyber security specialists in information security, but the challenge remains bringing the right graduates into the fold.
The UK's Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osbourne introduced the 2014 Budget yesterday, but those in the infosec industry believe that it didn't do enough to close the cyber security skills gap.
IT consultancy Capgemini has teamed with Aston University to offer two work-based BSc degrees in software engineering and information systems.
Organisations are being "severely hampered" in the key area of applications security because of skills shortages, according to new research from the independent SANS Institute.
It is easy to be critical of the government when it comes to cyber security, but the truth is that up against attacks, a lack of funding and an increasingly able adversary, what it is achieving is not all that bad.
If the IT security industry is going to be recognised as a profession, we must learn lessons from more established industries.
The Cyber Security Challenge has partnered with 15 UK universities to find ideas from masters' students to discover new ways to improve trust in the online world.
Registrations for online competitions for information security management, business continuity management and information risk management open today.
Employers want to see passion for a job not just an industry certification and educational degree.
Despite information security being a stable and growing profession with many career opportunities, the skills shortage is biting businesses hard.
Richard Nealon, information security assurance manager and co-chairman of the (ISC)2 EMEA Advisory Board, explains why the organisation's Workforce Study is so important.
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