Encouraging Women to Choose Cyber-Security Careers

A partnership between Women in Technology and online course-provider Cybrary provides access to free technology training for WIT’s members and protégés. A new partnership between Cybrary, a free online cyber-security training platform, and Women in Technology (WIT), should enable more women to explore cyber-security training and jobs. From CompTIA Security+…


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Training the next generation of cyber warriors

As the Defense Department fills out its ranks with troops that will operate in the digital domain, the military services are working ardently to train up and supply the U.S. Cyber Command with cyber operators. One key avenue for reaching a goal of 6,200 troops by the end of the…


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SANS launches aptitude test for would-be cyber sleuths

The SANS Institute launches a new in-depth Cyber Aptitude Assessment today in a bid to close the skills gap in the UK IT security industry. The test enables anyone interested in cyber-security to gauge the quality of their existing skills. The organisation said that the test would identify the nation’s…


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Cyber cops in recruitment battle with organised crime gangs for ‘highly skilled’ people

Law enforcement bodies and organised criminal gangs are in a race to recruit the same technically savvy young computer users to their cause. That’s according to Andy Archibald, Deputy Director of the National Cybercrime Unit, part of the National Crime Agency, who was speaking as part of an Infosecurity Europe…


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Cyber Detectives, Nation’s First Interactive Exhibit on Cyber Security, Opens at the Tech Museum of Innovation

AN JOSE, CA, May 29, 2015 (Marketwired via COMTEX) — The nation’s first interactive exhibition about Cyber Security will open at The Tech Museum of Innovation in San Jose next week. Cyber Detectives, presented by Palo Alto Networks, is aimed at empowering visitors with the tools to stay safe in…


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Global Cyber Security Market Forecast and Opportunities, 2020 – Rising Venture Capital Funding for the $123 Billion Industry

Growing inclination towards cloud storage, introduction of public clouds and growing emphasis on digitization are propelling the need for cyber security across the globe. North America and Europehave been the leading revenue contributors, capturing major shares in the market in 2014. Moreover, Asia-Pacific is rapidly emerging as a potential market…


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Aussie teen hacker arrested for helping government

An Aussie teen hacker is regretting helping a government website fix a security hole after the company in charge of the site reported him to the fuzz. Joshua Rogers, a 16-year-old in the state of Victoria, found a basic security hole that allowed him to access a database containing sensitive information…


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Shortage of cyber security experts worsening

The world is facing a dire shortage of cyber security experts, and Australia is being urged to address its shortage by importing talent. Carlo Minassian, CEO of IT security company, Earthwave, has been reported saying: “Around the world we see major players, like the US and Europe, building up their…


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