In late 2022, Blackmere conducted a survey of cybersecurity professionals on the evolution of the cybersecurity workforce — the ongoing challenges in attracting technology talent — and gathered some great insights.
Eight Tips for Cyber Leaders to Get Board Positions
This is a leader’s guide to cyber board positions. If you’re looking to achieve a seat on the board of a notable company, then it pays to prepare. Take steps to increase your chances of success. This article will elaborate on our top eight tips for getting that coveted position. From the importance of networking and building relationships to staying …
Top 10 Cities for Cybersecurity Jobs in the US
Do you think you can guess what number one is? (Hint: It’s not the Bay Area!)
Blackmere Live: The Cyber Workforce Evolution
The cyber workforce is changing. But is it for the better?
Join our Founder and CEO, Domini Clark in a sit-down with Maxine Holt, Sr. Research Director in Cybersecurity for Omdia, to discuss the evolution of the cyber workforce, what needs to change, and how we’re going to work together accomplish it.
They share and discuss the results of our internal cyber workforce survey and answer your questions on everything from cyber burnout to how you can make a difference.
Why Your Board of Directors Needs A Cybersecurity Expert (Part 1)
Why Your Board of Directors Needs A Cybersecurity Expert, Part 1 When you hear “cybersecurity” you may think of a punk in a hoodie in mom’s basement clacking the keyboard and hacking the government. Here’s another image to fix in your mind: an experienced chief information security officer (CISO) in a meeting of the board of directors, educating their peers …
Top Five Hiring Best Practices For 2022
Top Five Hiring Best Practices For 2022 Our work lives have changed significantly during the Covid-19 pandemic. Recruiters need to understand the dynamics at play in today’s talent market. Here’s what’s changed: As a result, recruiting and hiring strategies that were effective before the pandemic need adjusting. Here are five ways you can adapt to this new hiring field: 1. …
Key Factor in Cybersecurity Hiring: Skills, Certifications, or Experience?
If you have a large stack of curricula vitae from qualified cybersecurity professionals to review, then you are doing well in this competitive market. More likely you are finding it next to impossible to find a candidate who has everything on your wish list. Given that, how do you evaluate the vitae you do have in hand? Here are some …