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Getting Started in Information Security

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I volunteer with i.c.stars, an internship program designed to get promising candidates into the technology field. Most of these candidates were not afforded the opportunity to go to or complete college, yet they are all driven and excited by technology. The i.c.stars curriculum is intensive, involving 12-hour days for four months where the interns learn […]

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Security Program Automation

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I had a great conversation with a CISO colleague / mentor recently who told me that his biggest challenge is that his staff is swamped with repetitive tasks – things that should be automatible, but have not been for a variety of reasons. Many thanks to him for helping me organize my thoughts on this […]

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The Information Security Job Market

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There are projected to be 1.5 Million job openings for information security personnel, and that number is expected to more than double over the next four years. Certainly, recruiting and retaining qualified personnel is difficult for any profession. In this article, we’ll take a closer look at the information security job market. Is it as […]