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Gartner: Only 65% of businesses have cybersecurity experts in-house
"In a twisted way, many cybercriminals are digital pioneers, finding ways to leverage big data & web-scale techniques to stage attacks & steal data."
Exclusive interview: Okta CSO on skill shortages, passwordless authentication, and UX
The tension between security and user experience is one IT practitioners have had to grapple with as businesses become more vulnerable to breaches.
Securing the cloud in the face of skills shortages
With a shortage of skills to tackle immediate cybersecurity threats, especially in the cloud, companies need to look beyond traditional methods.
Bridging the digital skills gap in the AEC industry
With the construction industry projected to grow by more than 120,000 jobs in the next five years, having a workforce of skilled employees is a must.
Victoria University of Wellington takes cybersecurity message to Samoa
Staff from Victoria University of Wellington’s School of Engineering and Computer Science are currently in Samoa to spread cybersecurity awareness.
Kaspersky Lab partners with Singapore academic institutions on cybersecurity education
Kaspersky Lab will work with three Singapore academic institutions to support the development of cybersecurity education.
Work in cybersecurity? 59% of organisations have unfilled security positions
If you’re not qualified in cybersecurity then research suggests that you should be as it’s certainly a ‘buyers’ market’ with a yawning skills gap.
Could gamers be the best contenders for cybersecurity roles?
Those entering the workforce that grew up playing video games may be best placed for cybersecurity roles.
Asia's security professionals wary of Russia, China, North Korea
Attendees at this year’s Black Hat Asia conference are wary of what’s ahead from some of the world’s most notorious countries behind cyber attacks.
Cybersecurity – be prepared for alert fatigue and understand the context
We are seeing more and more alert fatigue in organisations across the region. How do we reduce the strain?
Open for opportunity: What's driving security pros to consider another job
Only 15% of employees say they have no plans to switch jobs this year; 14% plan to look for a new role and 70% are open to new opportunities.
FEATURE: Tech’s female powerhouses tackle women shortage issue
International Women's Day is here and what better time to tackle the elephant in the room that is the huge gender disparity in the technology sector.
Aura InfoSec & University of Waikato seek talent for new Aura Professor of Cyber Security role
The new Aura Professor of Cyber Security will focus on risk assessment research and delivery, particularly in penetration testing.
University of Waikato scores 'InfoSec milestone' as NZ's first (ISC)² training provider
“The University of Waikato will be the first (ISC)² OTP in New Zealand, which will be a milestone for the information security community here."
Microsoft explores Australian CISOs' most common problems in cybersecurity
Australia needs at least another 500 more cyber graduates to meet existing demand for cybersecurity as CISOs tackle the shortage.
The insiders' tips to recruiting top cloud expertise
For those new to cloud, training is about building a shared capability for the business, not just one skilled person.
Where are all the women in tech? Survey finds answer
Gender equality is something the tech industry has always struggled with despite offering bright career and pay prospects.
Addressing the STEM skills gap with continuous online learning
Pluralsight talk about how online learning can prove to be an effective tool in closing the STEM skills gap within an organisation.
What NZ's public sector can learn from the Horowhenua District Council
By developing an online portal that enables self-service for council interactions, Horowhenua becomes a more desirable place for businesses.
IT skills gap a 'roadblock' to digital transformation – 4 steps to overcome it
A number of studies have proven there is a significant skills shortage in AU which is holding back digital transformation - Y Soft have the answers.
Recruitment expert’s top tips for hiring the right talent for your organisation
Desire for flexibility and varied work has given rise to the ‘portfolio career’: where professionals position themselves as freelancers.
Report: Education providers need to step up & help fix IT skills shortage
“Technology is changing continuously and rapidly which also implies the required IT skillsets are evolving continuously and rapidly."
Apple to pump up data center spending by $10 billion
Apple expects to invest over $30 billion in capital expenditures in the US over the next five years and create over 20,000 new jobs.
Pega, AU Govt. and Canberra uni form dream team for tertiary students
“This is an exciting partnership in which industry, government, and the University meet to ensure our ICT graduates are job-ready.”