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Nina Avery is a talent acquisition manager at Synopsys. She brings a wealth of experience to the organization having hired technical talent across multiple industries for over a decade. Nina brings a passion for business, strategic process improvement, analytics, and customer service to the organization. She oversees an international team of professionals who believe in the value of software security and are committed to ensuring that Synopsys continues to hire the best in class. Nina holds a master’s degree from SUNY Stony Brook, is a mother of two, and in her spare time can be found at the gym or yoga studio.


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What’s being done about the growing software security talent gap?

As we continue to face a staffing shortage in security, many companies are scratching their heads as to why new graduates are simply not starting careers in cyber security. According to TechRepublic’s Alison DeNisco Rayome, only 9% of millennials are interested in pursuing careers in cyber security, perhaps because it’s a relatively new field. Similarly, […]

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What skills do you need to land a software security internship?

Cyber security is a hot topic in today’s market, and many students pursuing computer science degrees are trying to get an edge in the field by applying for internships. First and foremost, job security is crucial in a competitive world, and this field is not looking to slow down anytime soon. As much as I […]

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How to establish a powerful start to your cyber security career

I recently began the process of college planning with my daughter. For most parents, selecting a degree with a solid career track is of the utmost importance. With the rising cost of tuition and the changing landscape of our global workforce, choosing the right career path is imperative. Today more and more young people are […]

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3 ways to build a recruiting culture in the AppSec industry

I am often posed the question, how do you manage to staff security professionals in such a competitive market? Our team has even been asked to help top-tier clients fill their own internal vacancies. So what makes us effective? Secure executive support It is very common for recruiting departments to be treated as administrative support […]

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Is a career in application security consulting right for you?

In January 2016, Forbes announced that there were one million job openings in cyber security. The shortage of talent has continued to mount while demand is expected to increase to six million globally by 2019. You may be intrigued by the idea of security consulting but aren’t sure how to transition or break through. If […]

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How can social media help with your software security job search?

More and more job seekers are utilizing social media. Unfortunately, there seems to be a disconnect regarding how best to use social media while on the job hunt. In order to make a true impact, and attract the attention of recruiters in top companies and niche fields such as software security, it’s important to consider a […]

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International Women’s Day and hiring women in tech

International Women’s Day has been an opportunity to celebrate women’s contributions since the early 20th century. Celebrated around the world, this day is an occasion to acknowledge women’s achievements in economic, political, and social spheres. Although less recognized in the United States, we’d like to take this opportunity to pay homage to women in technology. […]

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The tech talent challenge: Recruiting in software security

Recruiting for a leading software security consulting firm poses tech talent challenges that even top recruiters find overwhelming. How do you find a population of individuals who, by profession, don’t want to be found? How can you earn trust with people who make a living trusting no one? How can you recruit from a talent […]

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