How to land a cybersecurity job

Cybersecurity jobs are plentiful, from government, financial services and utilities to manufacturing and retail. But what skills do IT professionals need to qualify for these high-paying jobs? We asked the experts and came

Published on: May 3rd, 2012 Carolyn Duffy Marsan

Europe to hold cybersecurity exercise next month

The European Union is planning to hold a cybersecurity exercise across its 27 member states next month, the start of what officials hope will be greater cooperation in defending computer networks.The exercise will

Published on: October 13th, 2010 Jeremy Kirk

After Google-China fracas, cyberwar threat emerges

Few events have crystallized U.S. fears over a cyber catastrophe, or brought on calls for a strategic response, more than the recent attacks against Google Inc. and more than 30 other tech firms.The company's

Published on: April 7th, 2010 Jaikumar Vijayan

Cybersecurity bill passes first hurdle

A closely watched bill that promises to introduce some major changes on the federal cybersecurity front was approved by the Senate Commerce Committee today just days after it was introduced by Senators Jay

Published on: March 30th, 2010 Jaikumar Vijayan

U.S. said to be eyeing cybersecurity ambassador role

The U.S. is weighing the creation of an ambassador-level position for negotiating cybersecurity matters at the United Nations and for ensuring the country has a consistent international policy on the issue, according to

Published on: March 24th, 2010 Jaikumar Vijayan

Security expert: US would lose cyberwar

The U.S. government, if confronted in a cyberwar today, would not come out on top, a former U.S. director of national intelligence said Tuesday."If the nation went to war today, in a cyberwar,

Published on: February 24th, 2010 Grant Gross

Obama cyber czar worries about smartphones, social networking

In choosing Howard Schmidt as cyber czar President Obama has gotten someone who has held a similar job in a previous administration, has varied experience at high-level corporate jobs, was a frequent panelist at security

Published on: December 30th, 2009 Tim Greene

Obama selects U.S. cybersecurity coordinator

Howard Schmidt was named as the White House's cybersecurity coordinator on Dec. 22, a job that was reportedly difficult to fill as the U.S. strengthens its computer security defense. The appointment marks a return to

Published on: December 29th, 2009 Jeremy Kirk

Northrop Grumman launches cybersecurity group

Defence contractor Northrop Grumman has joined with three leading cybersecurity research universities to launch a research consortium focused on fixing the most vexing problems in information security.Northrop Grumman, whose products include the B2 bomber, will distribute

Published on: December 3rd, 2009 Grant Gross