Fortify Experts in the News: Black Hat

Black Hat brings cybersecurity experts to Las Vegas Snippet from Article: Growing workgap The cybersecurity workforce gap is on pace to hit 1.8 million by 2022, a 20 percent increase over 2015, according to a June report published by the Center for Cyber Safety and Education. Cybersecurity Ventures, another industry research firm, puts the global…

3 Critical Issues within the Cybersecurity Employment Landscape

As the founder of Fortify Experts, a nationally recognized leading cybersecurity executive search and staffing firm, we are pulled into the trenches of the cybersecurity employment gap every day.  We are exposed to both the job seekers and the companies seeking security professionals.  As a result, there are three critical issues I see rising up in the…

Top 5 Cybersecurity Trends to watch in 2017

Cybersecurity jobs are in demand and growing across the economy. Below are some top 5 Cybersecurity Trends to watch in 2017 • The Professional Services, Finance, and Manufacturing/Defense sectors have the highest demand for cybersecurity jobs. • The fastest increases in demand for cybersecurity workers are in industries managing increasing volumes of consumer data such…

Top 5 Cybersecurity Employment Trends to watch in 2017

Below are some top 5 Cybersecurity Employment Trends to watch in 2017 • The Professional Services, Finance, and Manufacturing/Defense sectors have the highest demand for cybersecurity jobs. • The fastest increases in demand for cybersecurity workers are in industries managing increasing volumes of consumer data such as Finance (+137% over the last five years), Health…

ISSA – Cybersecurity Careers Presentations

Cybersecurity professionals, here are two presentations which might be helpful.  One is on the State of Employment in Cybersecurity and the other the Impact of Social Media on Cybersecurity careers. 2016 Cybersecurity Employment Landscape 2016 Cybersecurity Social Media Impact

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More than 209,000 cybersecurity jobs in the U.S. are unfilled

BY ARIHA SETALVAD Demand to fill cybersecurity jobs booming As the number and sophistication of cyberattacks increase, so does the demand for people who can prevent such digital incursions. More than 209,000 cybersecurity jobs in the U.S. are unfilled, and postings are up 74 percent over the past five years, according to a Peninsula Press…

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Hacking For Cause: Today’s Growing Cybersecurity Trend

Posted Aug 8, 2015 by Dan Lohrmann (@govcso) What do the following data-breach headlines from the past year have in common? The Sony Pictures hack: Everything we know so far;Anonymous hackers release emails ordering bear cubs be killed; Hackers threaten to release names from adultery website; How Latest Snowden Leak Is Headache for White House; How DID hackers steal…