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Tips for recruiting top cyber security talent (and mistakes to avoid)

The cyber security job market is hot, and common recruiting mistakes can keep new talent away. Here are some do’s and don’ts for cyber security recruiting.

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Coding bootcamps need to get real about secure coding practices

Coding bootcamps fill development seats fast—but the trade-off for speed is security. How do you fill the security training gaps in your developers’ education?

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How to get cloud security training for your team

To give your team the latest cloud security training, you need a fixed core curriculum and the flexibility to customize cloud training to each person’s needs.

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Both consumers and retailers need to up their cyber security to make holidays happy

We’ve got some Black Friday advice for retailers and shoppers who want to keep everyone’s data safe and secure, for a truly happy holiday season.

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Rachel Tobac explains how ‘polite paranoia’ can derail social engineering attacks

Rachel Tobac thinks people are the first line of cyber security defense, not the weakest link. She talks about social engineering attacks and how to be “politely paranoid” with us.

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Want to close the software security skills gap? Tanya Janca says start mentoring!

Tanya Janca believes that those who know should teach those who don’t. She discusses mentoring in the software security industry with us.

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Lance Spitzner: How to secure the human operating system | NCSAM at Synopsys

It’s everyone’s job to ensure online safety at work. Lance Spitzner, director at SANS Security Awareness, tells us how to secure the human operating system.

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Cyber security: Not just ‘a’ job but many jobs of the future | NCSAM at Synopsys

Cyber security jobs are dynamic, stimulating, and in high demand as cyber threats multiply out of control. What can we do to make sure these jobs are filled?

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Protect your employees from phishing and social engineering | NCSAM at Synopsys

It was a busy summer for healthcare IT staff. The Minnesota Department of Human Services potentially breached 21,000 patients’ personal data. Gold Coast Health Plan emailed 37,000 patients to warn them their data had been exposed. And UnityPoint Health had to notify 1.4 million patients about a data breach—only months after the organization’s last data breach. The cause of all these data breaches? Employees falling for phishing attacks.

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Need a job? Consider a career in cyber security | NCSAM at Synopsys

Now more than ever, deciding on a career is a daunting prospect. Yes, unemployment’s at a record low, and new jobs will inevitably replace whatever jobs are lost to “progress.” But those seeking new careers now have to consider that their next career will probably not be their last one. Between artificial intelligence, robots, and other forms of technology and automation, many of those embarking a new career today will have to start yet another one during the next two decades. Not interested in starting over—again? The burden of finding a new career is particularly heavy for adults entering the civilian job market for the first time and those re-entering the workforce after an absence. These job seekers include:

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