Blog Posts Tagged with "Careers"
March 13, 2012 Added by:Infosec Island Admin
Are you a Cyber Warrior and seeking a new employment opportunity? Don't miss the TECHEXPO Cyber Security hiring event March 20th. Bring resumes and interview for the many opportunities, and learn from our guest speakers William M. Jimenez, Paul de Souza, and Richard Bejtlich...
February 17, 2012 Added by:Joshua Lochner
It seems like certifications have always been a source of contention for IT professionals. What are “The Right” certifications to get? Are they needed? Which ones would someone reap the most benefit from? Who cares?
February 06, 2012 Added by:Dave Shackleford
I’m perennially happy, but I get the impression that many in infosec are not. Everyone is different, and I don’t want to stereotype, but I do run into a lot of gloomy folks. Why is the infosec profession so unhappy in general?
January 11, 2012 Added by:Jack Daniel
This specific survey was selected because it is a standard measurement recognized by folks who study such things; this means aggregated results can be used for comparison with other professions (where there is survey data available) and averages...
November 08, 2011 Added by:Headlines
"It is a true honor to be personally involved with an initiative that gives back to our nation’s heroes. We are grateful for their service and look forward to helping them transition back into the workforce as we equip them with the tools and insights to manage their careers..."
October 23, 2011 Added by:Jackie Singh
You're growing of age at a time when "security" is a fairly new concept. Governments and companies are throwing money at these problems in the hopes they will go away, and will be doing so at an increasing pace for quite the foreseeable future. That's where you come in...
October 16, 2011 Added by:Bill Gerneglia
The demand for certain IT skills come and go with the economy. Certain skills are always in demand and others to a lesser degree. As an IT worker are you earning what you are worth? As an IT manager are you paying too much or too little to your IT staff?
September 19, 2011 Added by:Bill Gerneglia
It’s more than just a salary cut. Officials working for private companies also get bonuses, stock options and a better benefits package than those working in the public sector. So who in their right mind would tolerate the smaller paycheck in exchange for a bunch of headaches?
September 06, 2011 Added by:Bill Gerneglia
The pay premiums for 237 IT certifications continued their terrible performance for a fourth second straight quarter. This trend results in an overall loss in market value of nearly 2 percent for the quarter, according to the Foote Partners report...
August 20, 2011 Added by:Bill Gerneglia
According to the first-half 2011 IT salary survey from Janco Associates, IT compensation has increased slightly. While overall employment remains lackluster by most organizations across all industries, there is comfort in the fact that more tech jobs are being added than are being cut...
June 21, 2011 Added by:Lee Munson
So where is a good place where you can not only gain experience with the latest machines but also have to protect important data from attackers around the world? Working for the government...
May 22, 2011 Added by:Global Knowledge
Security will always be a hot skill set. All IT pros must have a good understanding of both physical and electronic security. This does not mean that every IT Pro must be able to perform a penetration test, but they must understand and prevent attacks against their network...
May 19, 2011 Added by:Robert Siciliano
If you are paying attention to the economists, we aren’t out of this just yet. High unemployment is keeping scammers employed by preying on the vulnerable. Rule of thumb is if it isn’t a job that you are familiar with or a service you have heard of, it is probably a scam...
May 10, 2011 Added by:Headlines
"The cyber underground now consist of subject matter experts that can focus all their time and energy on improving their techniques, their goods and services," said Steven Chabinsky, deputy assistant director in the FBI's cyber division...
April 20, 2011 Added by:Robb Reck
The primary issue is that the skills that make for a great IT professional are not the same that make for a great information security professional. IT professionals manage systems, information security professionals manage risk...
April 19, 2011 Added by:Global Knowledge
When most individuals hear the word "Certification", dollar signs immediately begin dancing in their heads. While some certifications do command a higher salary, this is not true for all. Time to look at some of the more popular certifications - and their associated pay...
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