Cybersecurity Recruiting: Weigh Your Options To Find The Right Strategy

For chief information security officers (CISOs), finding cybersecurity talent is difficult and expensive. It can seem like the greater the need, the less available the talent is. That’s why I believe the most powerful weapon in a seasoned CISO’s arsenal is, hands down, a security-focused recruiter. So Much At ...
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Skills in demand: Application Security Architect

Skills in demand: Application Security Architect The need for Application Security experts has grown dramatically as enterprise systems become more and more complex.  While Application Security Engineers can be focused on a variety of enterprise or mobile applications, the Application Security Architect must understand how applications fit into a multi-tiered ...
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Hacking the Applicant Tracking System: Resume Tips to Get Your Resume Found

Follow these 5 Applicant Tracking System resume tips to make sure your InfoSec resume doesn't automatically get kicked out of the screening process Dear ‘FirstName’ Unknown ‘LastName’ Unknown, I am a recruiter – today I spent hours sourcing from one of the many career websites/resume databases that you carefully created ...
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Skills in demand: Cyber Threat Intelligence Analyst

Cyber security is changing and some organizations are beefing up their threat intelligence groups in order to get ahead of the attack.  The Cyber Threat Intelligence Analyst works closely with network defenders, incident responders, application security experts and threat hunting teams to collect, classify and exploit potential threats.  Responsibilities include: ...
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Interview tips: How to ACE Your Interview in 5 Steps

You’ve followed our tips for creating a standout information security resume, and you got a callback for an interview.  Well done. Now make the most of your investment in time so you are prepared to ace the interview and make yourself impossible to pass over ...
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10 Tips for Creating a Stand Out Information Security Resume

Let's be honest – there are 100 million articles out there about how to write the best resume, right?  Right.  Well, after 20 years as a technical recruiter and nearly a decade of recruitment in information security, I know what makes a good resume in this industry.  Some of these ...
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Relocation costs now a sticking point for job-hunting security managers

In an effort to cut costs, many companies hire local candidates to fill CSO positions. But are they also sacrificing quality for their security program? By Bob Violino Follow CSO | May 5, 2015 9:47 AM PT http://www.csoonline.com/article/2918772/infosec-careers/relocation-costs-now-a-sticking-point-for-job-hunting-security-managers.html IT Careers Leadership and Management COMMENTS With security executives and staff in ...
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Analysts: Cybersecurity staffing shortages negatively affect national security – Domini Clark to Stars & Stripes

Blackmere founder Domini Clark's insights on cybersecurity staffing shortages were used for a recent article in Stars &  Stripes.  The article appeared here. The nation’s colleges and universities are scrambling to add courses to prepare students to fill the huge number of cybersecurity jobs that have arisen due to exponential ...
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Bridging the Talent Gap in Cybersecurity: Domini Clark to SC Magazine

Blackmere founder Domini Clark  contributed a byline article to SC Magazine, sharing her tips on how employers should be bridging the talent gap in cybersecurity. The article originally appeared here, and an excerpt is below. *** Major companies are investing to increase diversity in their workforce, says recruiter Domini Clark ...
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Studies are nice, but women in security say it’s time for the next step: Domini Clark to Naked Security

Blackmere founder Domini Clark weighed in on the current state of women in security and how to improve the status quo.  The article originally appeared on Naked Security by Sophos here. **** Studies are nice, but women in security say it’s time for the next step There’s been no shortage ...
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Top Strategies For Engaging Cybersecurity Talent: Domini Clark Advises Recruiting Trends

Blackmere founder Domini Clark  contributed a byline article to Recruiting Trends, sharing top strategies for engaging cybersecurity talent. The article originally appeared here, and an excerpt is below. *** Top Strategies for Engaging Cybersecurity Talent Lots of companies are competing for these professionals. How do you stand out amidst the noise? ...
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Looking to Attract Cybersecurity Talent? Enhance Your Covert Ops. Domini Clark to The Staffing Stream

Blackmere founder and cybersecurity recruiting expert Domini Clark shared her tips on how to attract cybersecurity talent in a recent article in The Staffing Stream. Excerpt from the article: Cyber-attacks are on the rise, with a 38% jump in security incidents from 2014 to 2015. Companies in all industries are vulnerable, ...
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