Tips for minding the digital skills gap

The times they are a-changin‘, so how do you build and sharpen the skills that you need to avoid being left behind by the digital revolution? With digital transformation moving apace, hardly any aspect of our lives is spared the dramatic effects of lightning-fast technological advances. The workplace is no exception, as the ubiquity of … More Tips for minding the digital skills gap

Cybersecurity training still neglected by many employers

While training employees will not guarantee complete cyber safety for companies, it could go a long way to making workers more cyber-aware. When it comes to wrapping a chain of defensives around an organization’s information systems and the valuable data that they process, it is often said that “employees are the weakest link” in that … More Cybersecurity training still neglected by many employers

Ways in which to plug the infosec talent gap

As a reader of this blog, you’ll know that security issues are a daily reality. If you’re a security practitioner, you may wish you could clone yourself to help deal with the never-ending workload. Each day seems to bring a new report focusing on the shortage of qualified information security professionals to fill positions. Is … More Ways in which to plug the infosec talent gap

Organisations ‘concerned by cybersecurity skills gap’

The ongoing cybersecurity skills gap is dealing a significant blow to the confidence of organisations looking to defend themselves against potential attacks. Figures gathered by a new study from ISACA’s Cybersecurity Nexus (CSX) found that 59% of surveyed organisations said they receive five or more applications for each cybersecurity role, while 13% said they received … More Organisations ‘concerned by cybersecurity skills gap’

Cybersecurity skills shortage ‘still a global problem’

The global skills gap for cybersecurity professionals has shown improvement over the last two years, but is still a serious problem for some of the world’s leading economies. That is the main finding of a new study conducted by Indeed.com, which found Israel to have the highest skills shortage, followed by Ireland, the UK and … More Cybersecurity skills shortage ‘still a global problem’