Articles by Admin

HOW TO CREATE A CULTURE OF CYBERSECURITY AWARENESS

When I was given the challenge to manage a division of IT, I said “Yes” without flinching. The challenge was to manage a division that was growing exponentially due to the number of new employees the company was hiring while creating and promoting a culture of cybersecurity awareness. My job…

WHAT ARE THE PRINCIPLES OF CYBERSECURITY

Every society has a set of rules and norms where every single member of such society is expected to follow. I remember as a kid in Chicago when every morning I was told to do the Pledge of Allegiance right before my first class. Later on, I was indoctrinated into…

WHAT SKILLS ARE NEEDED FOR CYBERSECURITY

There are two perspectives on the question “What Skills Are Needed For Cybersecurity” depending on who you ask. If you ask a company that hires cybersecurity professionals, they can come up with a list of requirements based on what they need, not based on what the professional requires. On the other…

THE FUTURE OF CYBERSECURITY

The future of cybersecurity as a profession is tightly integrated to the existing and emerging technologies and how it’s being used. There are many challenges ahead of us. From the policy perspective, we have the legacy governmental and regulatory policies that are being amended and updated in a reactive and…

Should I Get a Cybersecurity Degree or Certification

In my article “What is Cybersecurity?” I discuss how cybersecurity came to be, where its etymology came from and which specialties contributed to this. In this post, I’ll be discussing what many people tend to ask me and others in this field “do I require a Cybersecurity Degree or Certification?”. For…

HOW TO EXCEL IN CYBERSECURITY

This post contains real-life examples of how I promoted myself towards success and is intended for those whom recently graduated from a Cybersecurity specialty and are struggling to get a job in any position. Pursuing any career requires not only to know yourself but the market as well. Although some…

What Is Cybersecurity

According to Cybersecurity Ventures 2017, it is estimated that damages caused by cybercrime will reach the $6 trillion mark by the year 2021. This gigantic sum of money represents the largest transfer of wealth ever recorded in history. In 2017, the damages were only $3 trillion. However, did you know…