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NSO Group employee allegedly stole source code worth 'hundreds of millions of dollars'

NSO Group employee allegedly stole source code worth 'hundreds of millions of dollars' | IT and Cybersecurity Trends | Scoop.it
A former senior programmer at one of the world’s most powerful hacking companies was charged with stealing spyware and trying to secretly sell it for $50 million on the dark net. Headquartered in Tel Aviv, NSO Group is an Israeli cyber surveillance company famous for developing expensive malware that the world’s governments buy to use against high-value targets. The Israeli Justice Ministry said that a 38-year-old former employee downloaded the proprietary malware and attempted to sell it for cryptocurrency after he was fired on April 29, Israeli media reported. The identity of the alleged hacker has not been released publicly. The Justice Ministry imposed a gag order citing a threat to national security. According to Israeli authorities, the former employee conducted internet searches about how to circumvent McAfee Data Loss Protection software that is used by NSO Group as a security measure for its intellectual property. The employee allegedly then moved …
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10 U.S. Cities Where Tech Workers Make Good Money and Don't Pay Sky-High Rent

10 U.S. Cities Where Tech Workers Make Good Money and Don't Pay Sky-High Rent | IT and Cybersecurity Trends | Scoop.it
Think beyond the coasts.
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I interviewed at five top companies in Silicon Valley in five days, and luckily got five job offers

In the five days from July 24th to 28th, I interviewed at LinkedIn, Salesforce Einstein, Google, Airbnb, and Facebook, and got all five job offers.
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Georgia’s $60M Cybersecurity Training Center ‘Topped Out’

Georgia’s $60M Cybersecurity Training Center ‘Topped Out’ | IT and Cybersecurity Trends | Scoop.it
Officials celebrated the placement of the final steel beam at the Hull McKnight Georgia Cyber Innovation and Training Center Nov. 16.
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Need for cyber security professionals rises with prevalence of attacks

Need for cyber security professionals rises with prevalence of attacks | IT and Cybersecurity Trends | Scoop.it
The likelihood of falling victim to a cyber attack grows by the day as hackers become more prevalent and sophisticated.More than 3 million data records were lost or stolen every day in the first half of 2016, according to CyberArk. The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) reported more than 4,000 ransomware attacks – a method where hackers threaten to publish a victim’s data unless a ransom is paid – occur each day, a 300 percent increase from 2015. One in every 131
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Cryptocurrency jobs are popping up like crazy — even for non-techies

Cryptocurrency jobs are popping up like crazy — even for non-techies | IT and Cybersecurity Trends | Scoop.it
A new report indicates startups are hiring at record rates, having doubled in the last six months. The positions available are both technical and non-tech.
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Cybersecurity Is the Gold Mine of the Future for Investors

“The single biggest trend, globally, is that there are chronic work shortages of qualified cybersecurity staff,” says one analyst. “It’s an absolute epidemic.”
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What the heck does a solution architect do anyway?

What the heck does a solution architect do anyway? | IT and Cybersecurity Trends | Scoop.it
Interested in what a solution architect does? What to move into a solution architect role? Read this articl
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36,000 unfilled Va. jobs have $88,000 starting pay, governor says

36,000 unfilled Va. jobs have $88,000 starting pay, governor says | IT and Cybersecurity Trends | Scoop.it
Governor Terry McAuliffe is looking to boost interest in computer jobs across the Commonwealth.
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America's IT Security Workforce Tops 100,000 for First Time

America's IT Security Workforce Tops 100,000 for First Time | IT and Cybersecurity Trends | Scoop.it
The workforce of information security analysts in the United States has exceeded 100,000 for the first time, more than doubling since the Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics began publishing full-year statistics for the occupation category in 2012.
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"The IT security analyst workforce reached an annualized 104,800 for the second quarter of 2017, up from an annualized 45,000 from the first quarter of 2012, the first time BLS published data for what was then the new occupation category labeled information security analysts.."
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A New Kind of Tech Job Emphasizes Skills, Not a College Degree

A New Kind of Tech Job Emphasizes Skills, Not a College Degree | IT and Cybersecurity Trends | Scoop.it
Programs promoting a skills-based labor market are gaining momentum and changing the way people are hired and trained for tech and other jobs.
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Cybersecurity pros lacking in Thailand

Cybersecurity pros lacking in Thailand | IT and Cybersecurity Trends | Scoop.it
Latest computer, mobile, gadget and game news, features and reviews.
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10 most in-demand tech skills

10 most in-demand tech skills | IT and Cybersecurity Trends | Scoop.it
Trying to land a new tech job? HiringSolved's latest reports uncovers the 10 tech skills that employers are looking for in 2017.
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Overcoming the Big Data Skills Gap: The State of the Labor Market

Overcoming the Big Data Skills Gap: The State of the Labor Market | IT and Cybersecurity Trends | Scoop.it
In a growing field like big data, though, it's impossible to know what innovations will appear and shape the market going forward, but so far, all signs are pointing towards a noticeable easing of the labor market for the foreseeable future.
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Nice lucrative area in IT. I have some acquaintances that are doing quite well it that. If you are interested it is very much worth exploring.
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Top cyber security certifications: Who they're for, what they cost, and which you need

Top cyber security certifications: Who they're for, what they cost, and which you need | IT and Cybersecurity Trends | Scoop.it
Expand your skills, know-how and career horizons with these highly respected cyber security certifications.
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How To Land A Cybersecurity Job Even If You’re Not A Data Scientist

How To Land A Cybersecurity Job Even If You’re Not A Data Scientist | IT and Cybersecurity Trends | Scoop.it
As data hacks multiply, companies are scrambling to hire cybersecurity professionals–like you, even if you aren’t one yet.
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Companies Turn to War Games to Spot Scarce Cybersecurity Talent

Companies Turn to War Games to Spot Scarce Cybersecurity Talent | IT and Cybersecurity Trends | Scoop.it
Realistic scenarios help wannabe cybersecurity experts strut their stuff
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Hiring for cyber security pros, software developers remains brisk

Hiring for cyber security pros, software developers remains brisk | IT and Cybersecurity Trends | Scoop.it
Organizations continued to have great need for infosec and DevOps talent, but there was little gain for data processing professionals in September.
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We need to stop dehumanizing security before it’s too late

We need to stop dehumanizing security before it’s too late | IT and Cybersecurity Trends | Scoop.it
Gary Golomb lines up for a Security Slap Shot on the need to bring the human element back to the SOC
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Landing that infosec job: These experts share their best career advice

Landing that infosec job: These experts share their best career advice | IT and Cybersecurity Trends | Scoop.it
ZDNet asked five security experts for their top advice for getting into the infosec world.
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Six entry-level cybersecurity job seeker failings

Six entry-level cybersecurity job seeker failings | IT and Cybersecurity Trends | Scoop.it
More cybersecurity job openings mean more entry-level candidates are entering the market. These are the common mistakes they make when apply and interviewing for an opening.
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Forum: Tech jobs can offer more than just high salaries

Forum: Tech jobs can offer more than just high salaries | IT and Cybersecurity Trends | Scoop.it
Tech jobs in the U.S. can offer salaries of up to $100,000 and above, and recruiters are in a rush to find those with the skills needed to fill open positions across the country. The job market has never been better for IT: they unarguably offer the b
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Cybersecurity Faces 1.8 Million Worker Shortfall By 2022

Cybersecurity Faces 1.8 Million Worker Shortfall By 2022 | IT and Cybersecurity Trends | Scoop.it
(ISC)2 report shows the skills shortage is getting worse.
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