Thinking of a Cybersecurity Career? Read This

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Fri, 24 Jul 2020 22:20:02 +0000

Thousand of people graduate from colleges and universities each year with cybersecurity or computer science degrees only to find employers are less than thrilled about their hands-on, foundational skills. Here’s a look at a recent survey that identified some of the bigger skills gaps, and some thoughts about how those seeking a career in these fields can better stand out from the crowd.

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Career Choice Tip: Cybercrime is Mostly Boring

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Fri, 29 May 2020 20:23:59 +0000

When law enforcement agencies tout their latest cybercriminal arrest, the defendant is often cast as a bravado outlaw engaged in sophisticated, lucrative, even exciting activity. But new research suggests that as cybercrime has become dominated by pay-for-service offerings, the vast majority of day-to-day activity needed to support these enterprises is in fact mind-numbingly boring and tedious, and that highlighting this reality may be a far more effective way combat cybercrime and steer offenders toward a better path.

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