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10 most in-demand tech skills

Trying to land a new tech job? HiringSolved's latest reports uncovers the 10 tech skills that employers are looking for in 2017.

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How CISOs can answer difficult questions from CEOs

A hypothetical conversation can become all too real, and hopefully you are prepared with the answers. Here is a script to help get you started.

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Q&A Citrix CSO: How to deal with security across multiple generations of employees

Citrix’s CSO Stan Black has been in the cybersecurity field for 20 years. He talks about how security has changed among employees in each generation.

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5 tips to uncover a company's culture before accepting a job

Company culture varies among employers, but it's important to have a good sense of what you want in a working environment before you accept a job offer.

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15 of the highest paying jobs in IT

New LinkedIn salary data reveals IT sales, marketing and business development professionals' salaries are on par with -- or even exceed -- pay for engineering and technical talent, making them the best paying jobs in tech.

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Computer forensics follows the bread crumbs left by perpetrators

As investigators, these security pros let the clues lead them. See in a few examples how commercial software helps these techies solve the crime.

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Third parties leave your network open to attacks

With the Target example as the high-water mark, enterprises need to worry about the lack of security on a third parties’ part. How do you tighten things up?

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SD-WANs: Too complicated for engineers?

When selecting a SD-WAN technology provider, make sure the partner doing the configuration and installation is experienced.

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April 2017: The month in hacks and breaches

Hacked emergency alarms, DDoS attack down under, extortion, and garden variety data losses and privacy breaches mark the month of April.

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Engineering an entrepreneurial project management environment

To unlock the skills of digital-ready project managers, engineer an environment that encourages and enables them.

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Why AI careers can start with a degree in linguistics

If you are looking to land a career in the artificial intelligence field, studying linguistics is a great place to start.

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SMBs continue to be a target of cybercriminals

Believing that their security program is good enough means there's a good chance they’ll be breached. Here are some lessons from the bigs guys for the SMBs.

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Human weakness enabling financial cybercrime

Cybercrime costs $3 trillion worldwide. One reason, a Boston police detective told a Boston banking audience, is because they make it too easy.

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Class of 2017 may be in for a rude awakening

New research shows a major disconnect between what recruiters and hiring managers expect from entry-level IT talent and the skills and experience new grads actually have.

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Believe your employer doesn’t know about your legal problems? Think again

Companies hire a third party to scour public databases to make sure employees are not getting into legal trouble that would impact their jobs. But is it ethical? Experts explain.

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Top IT hiring trends for recent grads

Curious if your STEM degree will keep you from having to move back home after college? Check out these hiring trends to find out how you stack up against the competition.

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Healthcare records for sale on Dark Web

A clinic in Baltimore is just one example of a healthcare provider having its records stolen, only to find them on the Dark Web for less than one cent per record.

Cybersecurity skills shortage threatens the mid-market

Organizations with 100 to 999 employees remain understaffed and under-skilled in cybersecurity—and an easy mark for hackers.

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