What is the current number of cybersecurity job openings?

The number of cybersecurity job openings have been reported to be over 3.5 million as recently as 2021. Having been in the cybersecurity executive search business for over 5 years, I had significant doubts that the gap was this large. Therefore in mid 2021, my team set out to analyze the number of job postings […]

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Personas of a CISO

Th Hiring of a CISO is the most difficult and complex hiring decision a company can make. Here’s why…..

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Should You Apply On-Line? Here’s a better way….

Should You Apply On-Line? Here’s a better way….

full-timeFinding a new position is hard work especially if you are unemployed.  Done right, it can be a full time job in itself.  While technology has been a welcome accelerator to the hiring process, it distances the candidates from the hiring managers.  In a world where we have become more accustomed to distancing through technology, […]

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Why you should hire an Embedded Candidate™.

Most recruiting firms focus on hiring “Active” or “Passive” candidates.  Fortify Experts focuses on hiring “Embedded Candidates.”  What’s the difference?

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Why Contingent Recruiting is Broken

Tim Howard describes how to attract “A” players in a tight labor market

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Cybersecurity Employment Trends

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How to Handle Common Interview Questions

How to Handle Common Interview Questions

Every interview has a unique focus, but some questions are asked so often, it makes sense to do all you can to prepare for them. In order to be successful, you need a strategy — not scripted answers.  Your goal should be to emphasize the experiences in your background that best fit what each interviewer […]

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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 job seekers and companies seeking security professionals.  As a result, there are three critical issues I see rising up in the cybersecurity […]

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How to Handle Common Interview Questions

How to Handle Common Interview Questions

Every interview has a unique focus, but some questions are asked so often, it makes sense to do all you can to prepare for them. In order to be successful, you need a strategy — not scripted answers. Your goal should be to emphasize the experiences in your background that best fit what each interviewer […]

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How to Attract More Women into Cybersecurity Careers

How to Attract More Women into Cybersecurity Careers

A small college in Claremont, CA may have finally found the formula to start attracting more women into Cybersecurity careers.  Women may be a key factor to bridging the gap in the cybersecurity field where there is such a severe labor shortage. There are one million cybersecurity job openings in 2018. More than 209,000 cybersecurity jobs in […]

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