More than two thirds of companies struggle to recruit the staff necessary to defend themselves; the Center for Cyber Safety and Education suggests a workforce gap of 1.8 million by 2022. What can be done asks Jay Coley.
Doug Wylie says organisations must invest in security skills now, to secure their systems for their future, noting companies have invested in tech for a workforce not trained how to securely operate and maintain these systems.
Piers Wilson, director of the Institute of Information Security Professionals (IISP) looks at the people challenges for an industry in the spotlight
Silicon Valley is a globally renowned hallmark of technology, success and innovation whose companies define huge elements of our lives. David Howorth asks, why is there no equivalent in the UK, and how can we change that?
Latest round of cyber-attacks underscore the need for regular security awareness training says Eldon Sprickerhoff.
Rather than promote positive discrimination, we need to promote cyber-security as a gender neutral discipline and advocate for 'positive action' says Naina Bhattacharya, creating positive messaging for diversity and inclusion.
SC Media UK has come up with our list of 20 SC Women of Influence in UK Cyber-Security 2017, selecting from an abundance of talent to promote female cyber-security role models
Virus, worm, keylogger, Trojan, spyware, adware, and ransomware are all forms of malware with a level of distinction between each, but, as Harsh Maurya notes, it might not be apparent to the common, non-tech user.
To combat cyber-attacks we need to look at a cultural change within the company and shunt Cyber Security higher up the agenda. A great start could be ISO/IEC 27001 Information Security Management standard says Tim Schraider.
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Today's A level results report Maths as the most popular A level with maths and further maths having nearly 25 percent more entries than in 2010 - bodes well to narrow skills gap - but concerns remain and alternatives touted.
Security tools are useful, but as Edewede Oriwoh explains, we also need to support our staff within an overall cyber-security strategy where employees are engaged and involved and come to own some of the security processes.
Low awareness of some common malware behaviours could decrease the effectiveness of detection and mitigation efforts, according to the company.
Researchers say by 2022 there will be a shortage of 1.8 million information security workers.
Cyber-security specialists NCC Group has taken on 30 new recruits that have graduated from its Software Testing Academy.
People are now officially the strongest link in cyber-security and this people-centric approach demands that vendors make their tech easier to use, and organisations implement policies that people will choose to follow.
Schools, both those of higher education and local school districts, hold in one place all the types of data prized by hackers, health care information, student and employee PII, research and even payment card data.
Cardiff University and Airbus have launched a new centre to provide world-leading research into cyber-security.
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.
Cyber-security blogger Brian Krebs spoke at Microsoft BlueHat IL on the psychology of the modern-day supervillain hacker and outlining key threats.
SC Magazine has become SC Media, with SC Magazine UK becoming SC Media UK as the organisation becomes more digitally focused for a digitally focused industry.
UK's first National College of Cyber-Security will open on the site of Bletchley Park by 2018 as part of wide-ranging plans to nurture the country's brightest cyber-security talent.
Professor Mark Ryan takes the HP Chair in Cyber Security at the University of Birmingham to explore security issues where the digital and physical world blur.
GCHQ-certified programme will quickly give students cutting-edge cyber-security skills to help make UK the safest place to live and do business online.
"Do you have any insect repellent? I've been told my computer has a bug."
Kaspersky Lab says young cyber-security talent should be used to the industry's advantage, but education and businesses must first provide more programmes and roles to pave the way for new generations.
A Freedom of Information Request has unearthed the fact that for local councils, health and safety training is far more favoured than IT or data security.
James Lyne, global head of security research at Sophos, says he is trying to understand why the average person thinks they are not a target for cyber-criminals and how to get that message across to them.
Dr Jessica Barker warns against alienating your users if you want to get them onside in the fight to secure your information network.
A majority of mobile users (89 percent) wouldn't know if their device has been infected through a cyber-attack, revealing a massive lack of awareness of cyber-threats.