15 major companies announce effort to tackle cybersecurity workforce recruitment issues
Apple, Facebook, Google, IBM, and more are working to nix requirements and eliminate gender-biased job descriptions.
How much of the cybersecurity talent shortage is self-inflicted?
The cybersecurity workforce gap goes beyond a lack of CISOs or an unwillingness to pay salaries.
Cybersecurity pros will get paid more in 2018 than ever before, headhunting firms say
Research from recruitment firm Robert Walters predicts that cybersecurity salaries will rise 7 percent in 2018. The broader information technology sector is also expected to experience a 2 percent salary increase overall.
DNC hires first ever CSO ahead of 2018 midterms
The Democratic National Committee has hired former Yahoo CISO Bob Lord to lead the committee's cybersecurity operations.
Cyxtera Technologies to acquire offensive cyber firm Immunity
Internet infrastructure company Cyxtera Technologies has acquired Miami-based Immunity Inc., a penetration testing technology development and vulnerability research firm founded in 2002 by former NSA analyst Dave Aitel.
Rapidly growing bug bounty company Bugcrowd names new CEO
One of the leading bug bounty-focused cybersecurity companies, California-based BugCrowd, announced Monday that it will be taking a new direction with a leadership change at the top.