With so much at stake, organisations need capable leaders who can steer enterprise infrastructure, systems, and practices safely into GDPR compliance. The CISO is exactly the right person for this difficult task.
We should be reaching out to students at a much younger age so that they can make an informed decision when choosing their core curriculum and specialties such as STEM subjects, developing an analytical and curious mindset.
Business leaders need to step up and encourage the next generation of technical experts and leaders, because women represent an enormous (and, as yet, largely untapped) source of talent.
As high net worth individuals and celebrities find their personal data under attack, so the rise of cyber-advisors to the rich and famous have begun to make an appearance.
Researchers say by 2022 there will be a shortage of 1.8 million information security workers.
The new GCSE was meant to have provided pupils skills for the future, but no one is doing the course, where did we go wrong?
The latest figures show the number of female cyber security professionals is reducing compared with previous years. What, SC's Kate O'Flaherty asks, is the industry doing wrong?
Cyber-security specialists NCC Group has taken on 30 new recruits that have graduated from its Software Testing Academy.
The Cyber Retraining Academy, an HM Government cyber-security training programme devised and delivered by SANS has produced 55 GIAC certified, cyber-security practitioners.
High profile data breaches have spurred companies to further investments in cyber-security talent, according to quarterly jobs index.
The National Crimes Agency says young people aren't motivated by money or a certain ideology, rather looking for a sense of belonging and accomplishment.
While more than half of information security decision makers feel increased pressure in their attempts to secure their organisation, there has been a shift in the source of this stress.
A recent survey of IT and tech leaders found that more than on average, the gender mix among their teams was 80 percent male and 20 percent female.
Neville Rose, director at CV Writers, answers our reader's career dilemma on whether to include references in a CV.
As a penetration tester, you will be responsible for evaluating the security of an organisation's IT infrastructure by continuously assessing and exploiting vulnerabilities to find out where hacking threats may lie.
The UK now has 1.64 million digital tech jobs, the increase is set to bring the current cyber-skills shortage front and centre.
When it comes to overcoming the cyber-security skills gap, experience has been shown to be more important than people getting degrees and certifications.
Proportion of female cyber-security workers in Europe among lowest in the world; while gender pay gap is the highest as female cyber-professionals earn approximately 15 percent less than men.
Protecting the UK's Critical National Infrastructure (CNI) from hostile cyber activity by strengthening the nation's cyber-security and resilience is a major operational priority for the government.
Adrian Adair explains why the future of stopping cyber-crime lies in the ability to inspire a wealth of new cyber-security personnel.
In an effort to reduce the widening skills gap, digital businesses in the north of the UK are taking on more apprentices than ever.
Workplace gender bias and a shortage of female role models are among the main barriers faced by women working in technology today. A variety of recently released data show that gender disparity still exists within technology, the fastest growing sector within the UK.
A team from Guangdong, China and South Africa share honours and win 1st prize after beating the best talent around the world in a global ICT skill competition held in Shenzhen, China this weekend.
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A free cyber-security course being offered by Newcastle University's School of Computing Science is one of the latest ways to protect online privacy.
Nearly half (43 percent) of girls in the UK would consider a career in STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths), compared to 54 percent in Ireland and 50 percent in Russia.
A scheme aimed at teaching young people online safety has published a list to show parents that their kids might have an interest IT security.
As a data security analyst, you will be responsible for managing information security for your employer, ensuring the internal infrastructure and network is secure and complies with regulations.
Neville Rose, director at CV Writers, answers our reader's career dilemma on how to get their CV through applicant tracking systems.
Despite uncertainties brought on by the Brexit vote, almost half (48 percent) of UK workers are preparing to look for a new job.