Hacked Again…It can happen to anyone, even a cybersecurity expert

By Guest Blogger Scott Schober Hacked Again is the true story of my showdown with a daunting cyber-attack on my small company Berkeley Varitronics Systems, Inc. As a small business owner and security expert, I was naive in thinking I was immune to a cyber hack. After all, I ...
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Fight against hackers hurt by huge shortage of cyber workers: Domini Clark to San Diego Union-Tribune

InfoSec Connect founder and cybersecurity recruiting expert Domini Clark weighed in on a recent San Diego Union-Tribune article about how the shortage of cyber workers is hurting the fight against hackers. Excerpt from the article: At the very moment hacking is expanding exponentially, analysts said, there are hundreds of thousands of ...
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Domini Clark of Blackmere Consulting accepted into Forbes Human Resources Council

Forbes Human Resources Council is an Invitation-Only Community for HR Executives Across All Industries Domini Clark, Founder and CEO, Blackmere Consulting, an executive search firm specializing in the cybersecurity industry, has been accepted into Forbes Human Resources Council, an invitation-only community for HR executives across all industries. Clark was vetted and selected ...
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Talent Mapping, Staying Ahead Of The Game

By Guest Blogger: Natalya Kazim, Ph.D Similar to a map of the world, talent maps are a visual guide to help us understand our competition by drawing out their landscape. It can be defined as a form of competitive intelligence that combines both an aspect of sourcing and pipelining. Talent ...
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Domini Clark to GoodCall: California Needs More than 45,000 Cybersecurity Professionals; What About Your State?

InfoSec Connect founder and cybersecurity recruiting expert Domini Clark shared her insights into the cybersecurity talent shortage with GoodCall in a recent article. Excerpts from the article: That there is a shortage of information technology professionals is no secret. Any list of most in-demand jobs and hardest to fill positions will ...
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5 Ways The IoT Will Help Reshape Information Security Protocols

By Featured Guest Blogger: "Lock and Security Expert, Ralph Goodman" http://united-locksmith.net/blog Information security protocols, or cybersecurity protocols, have been in place since it became apparent that the transmission of data could be targeted and exploited. These protocols are meant to guard the integrity of data that is being transmitted over ...
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Drawing Underrepresented Groups from the Shadows To Build the Cybersecurity Talent Pool

If you've been following this series, it should be clear by now that cybersecurity talent represents one of the biggest needs in IT but also one of the smallest talent pools. In Parts 1 and 2 I shared advice for attracting cybersecurity professionals to fill those right-now needs. Taking a ...
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Why the shortage of skilled cybersecurity experts will drive up the cost of doing business

By Guest Author Craig McDonald With our increasing reliance on new technologies and the ever-growing threat of cybercrime, the shortage of skilled cybersecurity professionals is a major concern. A recent report by SEEK.com showed the year-on-year growth in demand for these experts at 57%, and it’s evident that while companies ...
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A Recruiter Comes Clean: If Your Résumé Misses These Four Points, I May Not Even Look at It

This blog originally appeared here and is republished with permission. Your résumé is your agent, your professional avatar in the job market, but if it doesn't follow these resume tips, it may not make it past a recruiter's first review. Like everyone else, recruiters' tactics and tools are geared for ...
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Skills in demand: Information Security Architects

An Overview of the Role of Information Security Architects Information Security Architects are the backbone of the design and strategy for strong information security organizations. While they can be focused in specific areas like application security or infrastructure security within very large companies, they often oversee the overall security strategy and determine delivery and ...
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Malware Evolution and the Cyber Talent Gap

InfoSec Connect founder Domini Clark contributed a feature article to the April 2016 edition of the Information Systems Security Association (ISSA) Journal. In "Malware Evolution and the Cyber Talent Gap," Domini delves into:
  • The origination and evolution of malware
  • The cost of malware breaches
  • The cost of attempted malware ...
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Skills in demand: Security engineer, identity management

An Overview of the Role of Security engineer, identity management Understanding who your users are and what, exactly, they have access to within your system is critical for any enterprise. Identity and access management (IAM) engineers must have a strong understanding of the complex work flow within a system. In these ...
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