It’s human nature to paint a mental picture and categorize everything, including other humans, and that’s what I began to do. …I see this phenomenon in the cybersecurity hiring process.
In this interview with CYBERWARRIOR and author, Keirsten Brager, M. Sci., CISSP, we discuss her latest work, “Secure the Infosec Bag - Six Figure Career Guide For Women In Security.” She shares solutions for some of the many challenges that she faced rising in a male-dominated profession and encourages women to take things in their hands and "keep going." As you listen, you’ll understand why Dark Reading named Keirsten one of the “Top Women In Security Quietly Changing The Game!” Even though her passion is for helping women in the industry, the information and resources are solid and could benefit anyone seeking cybersecurity career guidance!
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At Synergon, we connect the most awesome cyber pros with great opportunities across the US. Are you thinking about a career move or need help with hiring cybersecurity talent? We’d luv to hear from you to explore solutions. Here's the link; now let’s talk! :-)
Pamela Scott, Synergon and Walter Gugenberger, CEO of Flow Digital discuss:
· General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) – This regulation takes full effect shortly and many individuals are not sure that they should be concerned. We discuss why business and anyone that uses the internet may want to evaluate their systems and processes to assure compliance.
· Coding Contest – The Coding Contest is a one-of-a-kind live global competition where contestants test their skills against coders from 50 cities around the world and gain exposure to global leaders and career opportunities, great prizes and bragging rights!
When the Board and the Tech Room come together it's important that everyone use the same language to assure that the Board Room has a clear picture of the organization's cybersecurity landscape; and the Tech Room has all the tools, resources, and support it needs to reduce the organization's cybersecurity risk. Dr. Eric Hollis discusses comingling and using the language of metrics with visuals to facilitate effective communication. #businesscominglingwithcybersecurity #CISO #CIO #leadership #metrics #cyberaware #cybersecuritycommondenomenator
If you're thinking about a career in the cutting edge field of cyber security there's info here that can help you get started and even advance your career! Dr. Calvin Nobles shares some of the steps that he took to propel his career and he also shares free resources that can help you move forward in the industry. He talked about the challenges in the industry, and In my opinion, he made million dollar (multi-million really) recommendations hat could help close the skills gap and talent shortage that the industry now faces.