Why Your Next Career Move Should Be a Network Security Job

Hackers are the number one threat to modern businesses. That’s according to a survey by PwC, which found that 49% of CEOs are worried about their cybersecurity—more than the number of leaders concerned about the economy (43%) or war (32%) (PwC, 2022). When you look at cybercrime statistics, you can see why CEOs are so concerned. In 2020, the average business experienced 206 attacks, 22 of which were successful. In 2021, that had risen to 241 attacks per year, of [...]

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CEH helped me get good at interviews and get my foot in the door

Tell us about your journey as a cybersecurity professional. I first started in a non-IT field…in physical security. I worked for a bigger tech company when I first started, and I was a security guard. But while doing that, I would interact with our SOC team and IT security engineers. Then, I ended up getting into the physical security management role and working more with a SOC team. I was interested in cybersecurity and threat hunting. I guess kind of the back [...]

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I Had a Postgraduate Degree In Information Security, Yet Jobless! And then…

Ravina Joshi, currently employed with Bell, one of the largest telecommunication companies in Canada, shares the success story her cyber security career. (C|EH) certification. Ravina Joshi, a recent graduate from Canada was unable to secure a job in the field until she obtained her C|EH. After completing the certification, Ravina received job offers from major organizations in Canada, including government agencies, banks, and telecom providers. Are you struggling to get into the cybersecurity industry despite having a degree?- follow Ravina’s [...]

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The 10 Fastest-Growing Tech Salaries By Occupation In 2023

Many IT jobs saw an increased salary in 2022 despite extensive layoffs across the industry. In fact, out of 35 jobs researched 17 of them had a salary increase over the last year, according to a new Dice report. The average tech salary increased by 2.3 percent year over year from $108,857 in 2021 to $111,348 in 2022. And the average annual salary for jobs in the IT market is more than $140,000, according to Dice. “From a budgetary perspective, tech talent remains enormously expensive, which [...]

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Worldwide CyberSecurity Shortage at 3.4 Million

APAC faces 2.1M shortage in cybersecurity professionals Asia-Pacific region sees greatest growth in cybersecurity workforce, but still struggles to fill a gap of more than 2.16 million with 60% of organisations reporting a significant shortage in security staff, according to a study released by ISC2. Written by Eileen Yu, Senior Contributing Editor on Oct. 25, 2022 Asia-Pacific has clocked the largest growth in cybersecurity workforce, but still faces a shortage exceeding 2.16 million. More than half of respondents in the region feel this gap [...]

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