Companies struggling to cope with the IT skills gap can find cybersecurity talent in unlikely places, such as hacking competitions and the armed forces.
Due to an influx of high-profile data breaches, employees are more security-aware than ever. But that doesn't always translate to good security hygiene.
Although data protection is crucial to the success of any business, many employees still circumvent security policies they mistakenly deem superfluous.
European Cyber Security Month aims to increase awareness about cybersecurity and emphasize the message that security is a shared responsibility.
IT leaders should eschew traditional, dry security awareness training materials for entertaining content that encourages stronger user engagement.
Board directors must become more engaged in cyber risk governance or risk incurring regulatory fines and being sued by shareholders.
Many companies, including IBM, are taking a new collar approach and recruiting ex-military personnel to fill woefully understaffed cybersecurity positions.
Many companies have adopted the practice of recruiting a team of hackers to poke holes in their networks and assess their incident response capabilities.
Companies can use incident response training programs such as capture the flag and red on blue exercises to bridge the cybersecurity skills gap.
Cybercrime awareness training is too crucial to be glossed over during onboarding or quickly rehashed at the end of the year.