As with any job interview, an applicant for a cybersecurity position needs to speak knowledgeably about the specific job’s responsibilities and the field in general. Information security job interview questions might revolve around one specific task—say, designing firewalls or safeguarding information in certain applications. However, depending on the role and how encompassing it is, cybersecurity […]

As global spending on cybersecurity products continues to skyrocket, the rate of cyberattacks is expected to grow with it. Cybersecurity professionals are at the forefront of protecting organizations’ networks and systems and so it comes as no surprise that the information security market is steadily rising as well.  This guide outlines some of the popular […]

In the last year alone, 86% of organizations had at least one user try to connect to a phishing site, found a study by Cisco. Since the pandemic and the more widespread adoption of digital technologies, cybersecurity threats have increased. Cryptomining, ransomware, trojans, botnet, adware, exploit kit, man-in-the-middle, DNS tunneling, zero-day exploitation, etc., are but […]

You’ve decided that your career path should be in software development. It is a broad category and you may find that you need to narrow your focus before settling on one of the many computer science programs available.   ‌If you have whittled the decision down to cyber security vs. software engineering, this guide can […]

Penetration testers are ethical hackers who attempt to breach an organization’s digital systems to improve its security posture. They are hired by organizations to probe vulnerabilities in their security systems that could be exploited by malicious agents. Penetration testers, or assurance validators, simulate cyberattacks on computer networks so that they can identify system vulnerabilities before […]

If you’re just starting your search for the right profession or have been in the workforce for some time but are trying to find ways to upskill yourself into a better career, you may be looking into what it takes to become a cybersecurity manager. This career path will be filled with daily challenges to […]

A recent report from Mordor Intelligence projected a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 13.4% for the information security consulting market from 2021 to 2026. This is an incredible rate of expansion that surpasses the already impressive CAGR of 9.7% for the cybersecurity industry as a whole. The rapid adoption of the Internet of Things […]

As the world becomes increasingly reliant on technology, new employment opportunities for IT specialists continue to open in almost every field.  Local police departments are no exception. Where once interviews and scientific testing were enough to gather the evidence needed in a criminal investigation, now the work of forensic computer analysts is often needed to unravel the technical evidence.  ‌Computer […]