Companies struggling to cope with the IT skills gap can find cybersecurity talent in unlikely places, such as hacking competitions and the armed forces.
Seemingly unrelated skills — such as untangling yarn, herding cats and cataloging toys — can benefit people looking to start careers in cybersecurity.
European Cyber Security Month aims to increase awareness about cybersecurity and emphasize the message that security is a shared responsibility.
During European Cyber Security Month (ECSM), IBM is driving initiatives to help raise cybersecurity awareness and close the IT skills shortage.
Too many businesses are not making the most of the capabilities of their existing IT professionals and are failing to provide high-quality training.
A liberal arts education, supplemented with technical training and extracurricular experience, can set students up for successful careers in cybersecurity.
Recent advancements in machine learning, deep learning and cognitive security have made artificial intelligence an essential tool for cybersecurity teams.
Before pursuing a cybersecurity career, aspiring security professionals should first determine which areas of expertise they would like to specialize in.
When recruiting talent to close the cybersecurity skills gap, employers must demonstrate their commitment to security research, education and knowledge.
An automated security analytics platform can help understaffed security teams sift through threat data more efficiently and focus on more critical tasks.