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Stay tuned for blog posts focused on current events, ideas, and resources surrounding the ongoing skills shortage in the cybersecurity industry, current workforce development initiatives, and the NICE Framework.

  • infographic featuring cyberknight about statistics for employers finding qualified cybersecurity candidate
    November 12, 2020 | 3 min. read Identifying bona fide cybersecurity skills has become a top priority for employers looking to fill cybersecurity positions. In a market that exceeds 500,000 open positions in the U.S. for cybersecurity, the issue is not this statistic, but the compounded problems employers face trying to fill these positions with […]
  • Gears in a mountain that is split down the middle
    Leveraging skills gap analysis, for cybersecurity risk solutions, is an increasingly important aspect of employment and continuing education, as a means to increase an individual's knowledge, skills, and abilities. By utilizing skills gap analysis tools, both individuals and employers gain insight to an individual's capabilities, and more importantly, wield those insights to develop a training and educational plan that is mutually beneficial to the employee and the needs of the company.
  • Girl Holding a Map Standing in Front of Signs of Cybersecurity Certifications
    Many people debate whether or not a cybersecurity-related certification is worth someone’s time, money, and effort to complete. Certifications often help employers gauge an individual’s true ability to understand concepts, as well as their ability to perform specific types of work. Ultimately, there is no doubt that certifications are still very relevant in...
  • CyberKnights Blog Image
    Over the past few decades, a lack of cybersecurity practices and priorities within U.S. private, public, and federal organizations has led to highly compromising cyber attacks taking center stage in mainstream media. With the evolving digital landscape, and expanse of cybercrime therein, we can be certain that these attacks will only become more frequent and more destructive.

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