Continuous learner, persistence, curious and perceptive are among the top traits sought by employers when appointing a cyber-security professional as Doug Olenick reports.
In this month's In Case You Missed It we look at German steel hack; crypto-currency miners; Tesco hack roundtable; IT pros holiday woes.
Given the widely publicised skill shortages, it should come as no surprise to find no unemployment in cyber security.
A hardware manufacturer may soon be sued by employees who claim the employer did not do nearly enough to protect their data.
Research shines spotlight on paucity of training on cyber-security issues
Give your new graduates mentoring support and challenge them, rather than just giving them menial tasks if you want to attract and retain the best says Dr. Scott McVicar.
With the increasing number of contractors being employed by organisations, it's vital that their access rights are regularly reviewed, says Paul Trulove.
"10 percent (of information security staff being women) is appalling and we should be shocked at that," delegates were told at RSA, with suggestions made as to how the imbalance might be fixed.
Despite information security being a stable and growing profession with many career opportunities, the skills shortage is biting businesses hard.