Stacy Collett

Contributing Writer

Stacy Collett is a contributing writer for Computerworld, CSO, and Network World, covering a variety of security and risk issues.

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How enterprises can prep for 5G

How enterprises can prep for 5G

There’s plenty of hype around 5G networking and its promise to revolutionize driverless cars and entertainment, but what’s less clear is how it will enable the typical enterprise to innovate.

What is hybrid cloud really, and what's the best strategy?

What is hybrid cloud really, and what's the best strategy?

The definition of hybrid cloud varies depending on who you ask, but it always involves using both private and public clouds, and you need a strategy.

Making sense of cybersecurity qualifications

Making sense of cybersecurity qualifications

Organizations push for equitable and transparent credentials. Several credentialing initiatives are in the works to make cybersecurity credentials easier to understand and classify according to their value.

How the U.S. is educating cybersecurity talent – and what’s still missing

How the U.S. is educating cybersecurity talent – and what’s still missing

It’s no secret that the world is facing a shortage of cybersecurity talent. Many industry analysts agree that the underlying problem is the lack of education in cyber skills – in high schools, colleges, post grad and on the job.

What it takes to become an information assurance analyst

What it takes to become an information assurance analyst

This in-demand role calls for a rare combination of superior communication skills and security chops. Learn how one information assurance analyst landed his current job, the skills and training that helped him get there, and where his...

What it takes to become an IT security engineer

What it takes to become an IT security engineer

The role is a fairly new one in many companies, and qualified candidates are in high demand. Learn how one IT security engineer landed his current job, the skills and training that helped him get there, and where his sights are set...

Why more Chief Strategy and Risk Officers need a seat at the security table

Why more Chief Strategy and Risk Officers need a seat at the security table

For years the evolving role of chief information security officers has increasingly required them to think more like a chief risk or strategy officer and anticipate cyber threats before they happen. Now a perfect storm is brewing that...

Should security pros get special H-1B visa consideration?

Should security pros get special H-1B visa consideration?

The skills, education and experience that would garner additional merit have not been discussed publicly, but some cybersecurity leaders and industry-watchers say that special consideration should be given to H-1B visa applicants with...

That online job candidate may be carrying a virus

That online job candidate may be carrying a virus

LinkedIn and other social networks are becoming targets for threat actors since they know it's a great way to bypass company's defenses, according to cybersecurity firm Cylance. LinkedIn is typically a site that is not blocked by...

How to improve your security grade in 2017

How to improve your security grade in 2017

Many security professionals feel less than certain about their own cyber defenses. Research firm CyberEdge Group and Tenable Network Security asked 700 security practitioners in nine countries and across seven industry verticals about...

Companies increasingly looking for hackers to attack their networks

Companies increasingly looking for hackers to attack their networks

As its ‘bad guy’ stereotype wanes, hacker job postings in the enterprise jump 700% in three years.

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