Day: May 13, 2020

Insights for hiring the next generation of cybersecurity experts

A new report from Kudelski Security provides companies tips for how to recruit and retain talent up for the digital challenges of tomorrow.

The market for top cybersecurity talent will remain competitive in the years ahead, as this first-line network defense is prioritized and buttressed for the rigors of tomorrow. Gartner estimates that nearly two million security positions will remain vacant through 2022. To provide organizations with insights to identify, recruit, and train premium cybersecurity professionals, Kudeloski Security released a report titled “Cyber Business Executive Research: Building the Future of Security Leadership.” 

The report was created in partnership with the firm’s Client Advisory Council and utilizes information gleaned from surveys and interviews with more than 100 American and European CISOs.

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Key findings: The importance of CISO soft skills

On the security leader side, the report highlights the invaluable need for soft skills

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it’s back) Slack is currently fixing performance issues that prevented some users from connecting – TechCrunch

Update: Slack says connection issues are now fixed for everyone.

Slack is currently fixing issues that are preventing some users from connecting or sending messages, according to its Status page. The company’s latest update on Twitter says some people may start seeing improvements, but that the company is still working on it.

With so many working remotely because of the COVID-19 pandemic, Slack is the main way that many people keep in touch with their colleagues. The company has not announced

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COVID-19: 4 continuity challenges the medical industry will face

Providing the best care with limited funding has always been a challenge for hospitals and care facilities. After the pandemic, the medical industry will be pressed to focus on continuity projects.

There’s no question that even after COVID-19, the hangover will be felt across all industries. One of the hardest hit was the medical industry, specifically hospitals, care centers, and physician’s offices. Going forward, continuity of care will require these four changes.

1. Risk identification and management 

Hospitals, physicians, senior care facilities, and other centers have been among the most taxed during COVID-19 as they struggle to find ways to quickly identify potential risk points and develop ways to address them. With the impact on patient care and the risk of deaths, no group has felt the pressure as much as frontline care workers and hospital administrators. 

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