Global spending on cybersecurity products and services is expected to increase by 12 to 15 percent each year until 2021, with IoT (internet of things) products leading the way. Since any product connected to the internet is a potential target for hacking, it’s no surprise that the information security market is expected to grow by […]

As with any job interview, an applicant for a cybersecurity position needs to speak knowledgeably about the specific job’s responsibilities and the field in general. Information security job interview questions might revolve around one specific task—say, designing firewalls or safeguarding information in certain applications. However, depending on the role and how encompassing it is, cybersecurity […]

Large companies like IBM, PwC, and Lockheed Martin increasingly are turning to veterans to fill cybersecurity roles—and for good reason. Studies have shown that veterans are more productive and have higher retention rates than other employees. And many actually develop cybersecurity fundamentals while on active duty. Like me. I spent four years in the Navy […]

As we work to help aspiring cybersecurity professionals master the fundamentals and gain practical experience in the field through our online bootcamp, we’ve come across a trove of helpful free cybersecurity resources that will supplement your learning and keep you up to date on the latest industry trends, topics, and headwinds. From blogs and webinars […]

Imagine waking up in a good mood because you’re excited to go to work. Does that sound like you? If not, do you want that feeling? Choosing the right job—or better yet, career—has a major impact on every facet of your life, including your overall happiness. Happiness can come in part from knowing that your […]

From motherhood to extraterrestrial beings, the scope of topics analyzed in TED Talks is wide-ranging and far-reaching. If you want to learn about artificial intelligence, you can do so via a TED Talk. Curious about what it’s like to be a prisoner in North Korea ? There’s a TED Talk for that. Concerned about gentrification? […]

We recently announced the launch of our UX Career Track, a self-paced, mentor-guided bootcamp with a focus on preparing you to land a job in user experience. All of our career track programs are designed to help people acquire the knowledge they’ll need to succeed in skills-gap industries. Our goal is for graduates to future-proof their […]

When it comes to cybersecurity and protecting your business against threats, you can never be too careful. As security breaches continue to affect companies big and small, taking preventative measures has become a top priority for businesses around the world. Nobody wants their organization to become the next cautionary tale, but with data breaches affecting […]

It’s time to talk resumes. Because guess what? The job outlook for cybersecurity jobs is booming and it’s a great time to get into the industry; according to the U.S. Department of Labor, employment for information security analysts is expected to skyrocket by a whopping 28 percent from 2016 to 2026, much faster compared to […]

Not all cybersecurity professionals have — or need — coding skills. But without some knowledge of at least one language, you may find your path forward somewhat limited. Want to position yourself for long-term success in the field? Determine the best programming language for cybersecurity — your particular corner of the quickly expanding cybersecurity world — and get familiar with the basics. Related: […]