(Equifax + Yahoo) Breaches = Cybersecurity Partner Decision

With the announcement last month regarding the personal and financial data of almost 146 million (and counting) U.S. consumers that have been compromised by the Equifax breach and the disclosure last week that all 3 billion Yahoo emails were hacked, there is a movement among all businesses to select an outside cybersecurity provider. But how does a business vet one? This post will focus on the essential elements of selecting the right partner and what all businesses can do to try and head off data and network vulnerabilities.   In a Nutshell: What Went Wrong at Equifax and Yahoo   While much […]

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Think You Can Hire Cybersecurity Talent? Think Again

If you know someone in the Information Technology field, they are probably commanding the salary they want at a company they enjoy working for. However, there is one exception: cybersecurity talent. Multiply a normal IT salary cap by several fold and increase the demand of this talent to the point of negative return, and hiring cybersecurity talent quickly becomes untenable for any small company. Today’s blog post will look at the demand for IT talent in general, what colleges and employers are doing about it in the long run, and why you should consider outsourcing prevention, monitoring and training to […]

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