There are federal laws in place that ensure companies enforce a number of cyber security measures to protect themselves against cybercrimes. These laws are a great way to encourage businesses to stay up-to-date on preventative tactics. Unfortunately, these guidelines mainly address the more technical side of cyber security and don’t put enough emphasis on human errors.
Your resume has only one chance to make a good first impression. With the amount of competition out there, you want it to be the best possible impression so you land the cyber security job that is right for you. Here’s how you can grab a cyber security recruiter’s attention with your resume:
Unfortunately, the truth of the matter is companies of all sizes are victims to cyber attacks. We’ve discussed cyber security statistics, lessons learned, terms to know and prevention tactics in previous posts, and all these topics revolved around the idea of anticipating and reacting to a cyber attack. But one topic than tends to get swept under the rug are the mistakes made by companies after a cyber attack has occurred. Let’s look at three major mistakes.
If you think your business doesn’t need cyber security to protect its sensitive data, check out some of the staggering cybercrime facts posted by Security Intelligence earlier this month. We’ve listed the top five we think are especially important, but all the facts can be found here.
Target. Sony. Ashley Madison. What do these companies have in common?
Cyber security attacks are continuously on the rise as hackers evolve their cyber scams. The best way to avoid a hack is to have a proactive and preventative approach to protecting your data. Familiarizing yourself with common cyber security terms can help you recognize a threat and help guard your information from an attack.
Cyber security attacks come in all sizes ranging from global (Cyberterrorism) to industrial (ransomware) to the individual (hacks on personal information).
Google’s two-step verification has been around for years and for a good reason: It is an added layer of protection for Gmail accounts that keeps email secure. Two-step prevents other people from accessing your email by having you enter your password and then a security code that’s texted to your phone each time you sign in. The chance that a hacker has both your password and phone to access a security code text is unlikely, so once these two steps are completed, Google is confident that you are the official account holder and allows you to access your email.
Let’s face it, hackers aren’t going away anytime soon as technology continues to become a part of our daily lives. But finding true cyber security experts can be difficult because there aren’t enough people who possess the proper skills to fill in those shoes. If you’re looking for a cyber security expert to join your company, below are four of the professional and personal skills you should look for in a candidate.