• Feb 19
    2016
    The National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) has announced expansion of its education efforts to increase public awareness of the invidual's role in cybersecuirty. The expansion is part of the STOP.THINK.CONNECT campaign led by NCSA and the Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG), with federal government leadership from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. The announcement was made soon after President Obama's proclamation to bolster the nation's cybersecurity. In the declaration, the president ...
  • Jan 25
    2016
    2016 has officially arrived along with two welcome events for our long-suffering economy: ongoing strength in the labor market and continued expansion of the GDP. Let's resume our information technology career checkup, so you'll prosper like never before. The rest of my series aims to accomplish two things. The first goal, and the subject of this post, is to give you a full rundown of the top four communication challenges ...
  • Jan 19
    2016
    It may be a job seeker's market right now, but that certainly doesn't mean it's easy to land a job. Competition among talented candidates is steep, so standing out can sometimes be difficult. Those looking for a job in the tech field have the added challenge of keeping up with the industry's ever-evolving demands. As trends emerge and technologies advance, it's important to keep your skills sharp and up to ...
  • Dec 28
    2015
    With the holiday season and strains of Auld Lang Syne approaching, it is a great time to review and recharge your career's progress. Over the next few installments of this blog, we'll explore some underappreciated career do's and don'ts and how to stay ahead of the competition. January kicks off one of the year's busiest hiring sessions, and recruiters everywhere are making their lists and checking them twice deciding to ...
  • Nov 10
    2015
    For every cyber impostor targeting your hard-earned research and development, customers' personal information, or potentially embarrassing secrets, there's at least one cautious manager who still needs more proof you deserve immediate reinforcements. Remember the old self-help homily, "life is not a dress rehearsal"? It applies to today's cybersecurity training imperatives. Just in time for the mobile and application-based "trust economy" consumers expect from every organization, service or brand that wants ...
  • Nov 02
    2015
    When I travel by air, I ask for an exit row seat. Of course, the privilege of having extra room for my long legs comes with the responsibility to open the exit door in the event of an emergency. Like most passengers, when the flight attendant asks if I can open the exit door, I always respond “yes” — even though I’ve never actually opened an exit door. Of course, ...
  • Oct 19
    2015
    We invite you to read an interview with Paul Hoffmann, the Director of Certification Programs at Logical Operations. We talked about developing certificates in cybersecurity, getting qualified in the field and Logical Operations’ new exciting project – take a read, it’s worth it! [eForensics Magazine]: Tell us, how difficult is it to develop a certificate these days? [Paul Hoffmann]: With all of the tools available, the process is easier than ...
  • Oct 07
    2015
    The bulk of today's job-related dialogue, thanks to the revolution IT started, happens between people with multiple tasks and deadlines who aren't face to face or even talking on the phone. In our hyper-connected, handheld-device-dominated world, a number of unavoidable truths affecting our personal and work-based relationships have emerged or taken on a new force: One: Whatever we send out electronically lives forever, everywhere. It has an unprecedented ability to ...