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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Skills in Demand: Incident Response Manager

An Overview of the Role of Incident Response Manager Cybersecurity incidents are on the rise around the world and the need for experienced incident response professionals is outstripping the available supply of talent. The incident response manager role is responsible for managing high-impact incidents on a large, often global, scale. Responsibilities ...
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Skills in demand: Pen Tester

Recent breaches have highlighted the need for talented pen-tester technologists with the ability to assess vulnerabilities long before they are under attack ...
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Standing Out and Fitting in at DefCon

DefCon is a crazy and unique experience and, admittedly, it’s not extremely welcoming to the outsider.  The Vegas regulars whisper about all of the hackers as if they’d just walked into a band of terrorists and in one day, the inside of the Paris hotel turns from a sampling of ...
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Skills in demand: Information security analyst

Overview of the Information Security Analyst As global organizations work to stay ahead of cyber attacks, they require information security analysts to help steer them through risk assessment, vulnerability assessment and defense planning. The role of information security analyst is growing and can provide a strong path for upward mobility ...
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Cyber Candidates Say: You Snooze, You Lose!!

Increase Your Success Rate of Hiring Infosec Candidates Okay, we all get it, it’s a tight labor market and information security and the demand for infosec talent is far outstripping the supply of information security professionals available.  This is causing a huge shift in mindset for many HR departments round ...
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Hiring in information security

In this tough information security market, many organizations make the mistake of approaching talent the same way they approach all other organizational hiring. The truth is, you can't hire quality information security talent the same way you hire customer service reps. If you just run an ad pulled from the ...
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Staffing Industry Analysts Credits Domini Clark with Quote of the Week about the Best Cybersecurity Professionals

Blackmere founder Domini Clark was credited with the Quote of the Week from Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA). BEST CYBERSECURITY PROS ‘THINK LIKE CRIMINALS’ — STAFFING QUOTE OF THE WEEK “The best cybersecurity professionals think like criminals,” Domini Clark, an Idaho-based recruiter at the recruiting company Decision Toolbox, told The San Diego ...
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Blackmere’s Erin Hanson to Speak at ISSA Webinar: How to Recruit and Retain Cybersecurity Professionals

How To Recruit and Retain Cybersecurity Professionals 2-Hour Live Event: Tuesday, October 25, 2016 Start Time: 9:00 a.m. US-Pacific/ 12:00 p.m. US-Eastern/ 5:00 p.m. London Click here to register. Overview: We have all heard the term "Cybersecurity talent shortage." With information security rising as one of the quickest growing industries, there are more ...
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Recorded ISSA Webinar: Internships – Do They Really Work?

Information Systems Security Association (ISSA) recently hosted a webinar Internships: Do They Really Work?  InfoSec Connect's Domini Clark and Erin Hansen were on hand as panelists to lend their perspectives about internships in the information security field. Internships can be a great way to test drive a career in cybersecurity and ...
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U.S. Government Cyber Internships

Federal agencies have been consistently rated highly rated as "ideal employers" by Universum's study of 81,707 computer science students.  For instance, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, National Institutes of Health, Peace Corps, Department of State, and NSA have been ranked highly in the study.  The enormous talent gap in information ...
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