Dead-end job

In November 2023, Group-IB’s Threat Intelligence unit detected a massive malicious campaign targeting employment agencies and retail companies primarily located in the APAC region, to steal and sell sensitive user data. The campaign was attributed to a previously unknown group. Read More …

Security pros are being hospitalized by after-effects of ransomware hacks

New research from the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) has laid bare the mental and physical toll that cybersecurity workers face as a result of their work. In a number of interviews with individuals who had been at the forefront Read More …

The US government just launched a big push to fill cybersecurity jobs, with salaries to match

The US Department of Homeland Security, a key cybersecurity agency, has just announced a new system that will help it recruit, develop and retrain cybersecurity pros in the federal government. The DHS’s new recruitment system, dubbed the Cybersecurity Talent Management Read More …

(ISC)² Study Reveals the Cybersecurity Workforce Has Grown to 3.5 Million Professionals Globally

(ISC)² – the world’s largest nonprofit association of certified cybersecurity professionals – today released the findings of its 2020 Cybersecurity Workforce Study. 3,790 respondents, all of whom dedicate at least 25% of their time to cybersecurity tasks, were surveyed across Read More …

Cyber security skills shortage near breaking point

The UK’s widening cyber skills gap is putting the country’s businesses at risk, with uncertainty around Brexit is also proving to be a huge concern for recruitment in the field. This is according to research from cyber security consultancy RedSeal, which ran an Read More …

Cybersecurity world faces ‘chronic shortage’ of qualified staff

The number one issue facing cybersecurity firms is a “chronic shortage” of qualified staff. That’s according to the founder of market analyst Cybersecurity Ventures, Steve Morgan. “The single biggest trend, globally, is that there are chronic work shortages of qualified Read More …