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Using AI to address the cybersecurity skill shortage
There is an expected shortage of over 1.8 million security professionals worldwide over the next few years.
14 Aug 18
Gartner: Only 65% of businesses have cybersecurity experts in-house
"In a twisted way, many cybercriminals are digital pioneers, finding ways to leverage big data & web-scale techniques to stage attacks & steal data."
18 Jul 18
Exclusive interview: Okta CSO on skill shortages, passwordless authentication, and UX
The tension between security and user experience is one IT practitioners have had to grapple with as businesses become more vulnerable to breaches.
12 Jun 18
Securing the cloud in the face of skills shortages
With a shortage of skills to tackle immediate cybersecurity threats, especially in the cloud, companies need to look beyond traditional methods.
06 Jun 18
Bridging the digital skills gap in the AEC industry
With the construction industry projected to grow by more than 120,000 jobs in the next five years, having a workforce of skilled employees is a must.
30 May 18
Victoria University of Wellington takes cybersecurity message to Samoa
Staff from Victoria University of Wellington’s School of Engineering and Computer Science are currently in Samoa to spread cybersecurity awareness.
03 May 18
Kaspersky Lab partners with Singapore academic institutions on cybersecurity education
Kaspersky Lab will work with three Singapore academic institutions to support the development of cybersecurity education.
24 Apr 18
Work in cybersecurity? 59% of organisations have unfilled security positions
If you’re not qualified in cybersecurity then research suggests that you should be as it’s certainly a ‘buyers’ market’ with a yawning skills gap.
18 Apr 18
Could gamers be the best contenders for cybersecurity roles?
Those entering the workforce that grew up playing video games may be best placed for cybersecurity roles.
09 Apr 18
Asia's security professionals wary of Russia, China, North Korea
Attendees at this year’s Black Hat Asia conference are wary of what’s ahead from some of the world’s most notorious countries behind cyber attacks.
14 Mar 18
Cybersecurity – be prepared for alert fatigue and understand the context
We are seeing more and more alert fatigue in organisations across the region. How do we reduce the strain?
13 Mar 18
Open for opportunity: What's driving security pros to consider another job
Only 15% of employees say they have no plans to switch jobs this year; 14% plan to look for a new role and 70% are open to new opportunities.
12 Mar 18
FEATURE: Tech’s female powerhouses tackle women shortage issue
International Women's Day is here and what better time to tackle the elephant in the room that is the huge gender disparity in the technology sector.
08 Mar 18
Aura InfoSec & University of Waikato seek talent for new Aura Professor of Cyber Security role
The new Aura Professor of Cyber Security will focus on risk assessment research and delivery, particularly in penetration testing.
07 Mar 18
University of Waikato scores 'InfoSec milestone' as NZ's first (ISC)² training provider
“The University of Waikato will be the first (ISC)² OTP in New Zealand, which will be a milestone for the information security community here."
06 Mar 18
Microsoft explores Australian CISOs' most common problems in cybersecurity
Australia needs at least another 500 more cyber graduates to meet existing demand for cybersecurity as CISOs tackle the shortage.
06 Mar 18
The insiders' tips to recruiting top cloud expertise
For those new to cloud, training is about building a shared capability for the business, not just one skilled person.
05 Mar 18
Where are all the women in tech? Survey finds answer
Gender equality is something the tech industry has always struggled with despite offering bright career and pay prospects.
02 Mar 18
Addressing the STEM skills gap with continuous online learning
Pluralsight talk about how online learning can prove to be an effective tool in closing the STEM skills gap within an organisation.
13 Feb 18
What NZ's public sector can learn from the Horowhenua District Council
By developing an online portal that enables self-service for council interactions, Horowhenua becomes a more desirable place for businesses.
12 Feb 18
IT skills gap a 'roadblock' to digital transformation – 4 steps to overcome it
A number of studies have proven there is a significant skills shortage in AU which is holding back digital transformation - Y Soft have the answers.
03 Feb 18
Recruitment expert’s top tips for hiring the right talent for your organisation
Desire for flexibility and varied work has given rise to the ‘portfolio career’: where professionals position themselves as freelancers.
25 Jan 18
Report: Education providers need to step up & help fix IT skills shortage
“Technology is changing continuously and rapidly which also implies the required IT skillsets are evolving continuously and rapidly."
22 Jan 18
Apple to pump up data center spending by $10 billion
Apple expects to invest over $30 billion in capital expenditures in the US over the next five years and create over 20,000 new jobs.
18 Jan 18