The Cybersecurity Hiring Crisis

View our research studyFriends, our lack of real-time salary data and our poor hiring practices are causing unnecessary stress and productivity breakdown. The cybersecurity talent shortage is not an excuse for unfilled positions. CyberSN has perf ...

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We need a new approach to hiring

When Gary Hayslip, the CISO for Webroot, Co-Author of The CISO Desk Reference Guide, and a highly valued and trusted leader in the security industry asked for my input on his article, Cyber Recruiting, the Good the Bad and the Not So Pretty, I told h ...

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Speak Up, Speak Out

This past weekend Susan Fowler, a former engineer at Uber, published her blog describing repeated gender discrimination by her department’s leadership and Uber’s HR department. Susan’s blog can be found here. As she put it, her "situation was escalat ...

Diversity at RSA

It’s going to be a great year for diversity at RSA Conference 2016! Several crowd sourced sessions and speaker topics are scheduled which will prompt discussions around the issue of the lack women in tech and cybersecurity. These topics, along with g ...

Why Brainbabe?

The “brainbabe” leadership platform and non-profit brainbabe.org was born out of frustration that “booth babes” still exist. Calling a person a brainbabe isn’t about calling them a “babe,” or about how someone looks. It's about pushing back on the te ...

Recruiters Reputations Soured

It’s been eight years since I last built a technical staffing agency, and boy, have the past six months of building CyberSN shown me how much things have changed. For me, the most interesting change I’ve experienced while building CyberSN is just how ...