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Blackmere’s Chief is Starting to Teach at Idaho State University’s Computer Science Program this Spring

Pocatello, Idaho — Senior faculty member Dr. David Beard and Dr. Steve Chiu, Chair of the Computer Science and Electrical and Computer Engineering departments at Idaho State University appointed Blackmere Consulting’s Chief of Cyber Research, Jason Wright, as an adjunct professor in the computer science department at ISU.  The demand for computer science graduates has never been greater. According to the …

Blackmere Consulting CEO, Domini Clark, Chosen for Idaho Cybersecurity Task Force

Idaho Falls, Idaho — On Thursday, August 5, 2021, Governor Brad Little announced the formation of a new cybersecurity task force for the state of Idaho. Blackmere Consulting Founder and CEO, Domini Clark, is among nineteen other experts chosen to help strengthen cybersecurity education, business, and government action in Idaho. Blackmere Consulting is a cybersecurity recruitment firm based in Idaho …

Demystifying The Cybersecurity Profession, One Badge At A Time

By Domini Clark, Founder & CEO If you are outside the cybersecurity community — and especially if you are interested in joining it or recruiting from it — you may be interested to learn of a unique and engaging practice in the profession: cyber badges. I want to share a little bit about this practice with you not only because …

Need to Hire Cybersecurity Talent in 2021? Enhance Your Covert Ops

Think you don’t need to hire cybersecurity talent? Think again. Cyber-attacks are on the rise, increasing by 11% since 2018 and 67% since 2014. Companies in all industries are vulnerable, regardless of size – some 43% of attacks target small businesses. Attacks can cost into the millions for a single data breach, and more than half of these costs are …

Behind the Scenes of Hack-A-Sat 2: One Team’s Chronicle of Hacking Space

By: Jason L. Wright, Chief of Cyber Research This past weekend, I had the privilege of competing with some of my colleagues in the Hack-A-Sat 2 contest.  Jointly presented by the US Air Force and Space Force, Hack-A-Sat 2 (HAS2) is designed to inspire the world’s top cybersecurity talent to develop the skills necessary to help reduce vulnerabilities and build …