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Posted: May 31, 2019
In the past few years, we have been so busy with creating cyberspaces that not much has been done to defend them. Today cybercrimes threaten the entire fabric of the information technology infrastructure that has been built. According to a report by Cybersecurity Ventures, cybercrime will cause damages of almost $6 trillion worldwide by 2021. In 2018, a wave of ransomware attacks made it clear to multinational organizations how unprepared they were. Following the events of last year and keeping in mind the times to come, organizations are putting elaborate security measures in place. As a result, cybersecurity has become one of the few job markets where unemployment has fallen to 0%. People with the right amount of experience face no difficulties finding a job. Companies are looking for security analysts, architects and administrators. Other positions include security software developers, cryptanalyst and security consultant etc. The roles for which a business may be hiring varies depending on their needs. Unfortunately, not all employers are finding the candidates who are the best fit.
Posted: May 30, 2019
The title may sound alarming but it is practical as well as realistic. Web development, as a profession, has existed for several years. Until recently, it was almost at a point where people thought that a career in web development wasn’t as lucrative anymore. People have seldom been more wrong. Web developers have always been one of the highest paid professions on the planet and now with the rise of mobile applications, companies are in dire need for them once again.
Posted: May 28, 2019
Cybersecurity has become one of the most imperative functions for organizations. Ever since hackers have begun targeting major corporations, everyone has become extremely vigilant. The increasing rate of cybercrimes has also brought to light the lack of preparation which businesses face. Therefore, unemployment in the field of cybersecurity has hit zero percent. Professionals and students are now eyeing this as a promising opportunity to create sustainable careers for themselves. They are not wrong. Acquiring cybersecurity skills is an investment with high return in the future.
Posted: May 27, 2019|Categories: IT Ops & Management
Today, the world is powered by the internet. The internet is built up of millions of websites, maybe more. It is estimated that there are about 1.5 billion websites on the internet today. While most of these are not active, it still depicts the magnitude of the World Wide Web today. Behind every website there is a team which handles various aspects. Each one of these people come together to make sure that the users can perform the respective function with ease. With the numbers only predicted to swell, it is only fair that we dig into the intricacies of web development and how a career in this field can help individuals pursue strong futures.
Posted: May 24, 2019
Cybersecurity jobs are in high demand. Unfortunately, however, the skill gap in the market is enormous too. Companies are in search of specific knowledge which they are unable to find in the candidates who show up for interviews. Keeping this in mind, it is not possible to list every possible or definitive question which an employer may put before a prospective candidate. However, here are a few of our top picks. These questions are bound to appear in an interview in some form and their answers can help determine certain aspects about each candidate.
Posted: May 22, 2019
Cybersecurity damages to double in the six years. According to a study conducted by Cybersecurity Ventures, the losses from cybercrimes are expected to reach $6 trillion by 2021. This number stood at $3 trillion in 2015.
Posted: May 21, 2019
In the past decade, worldwide internet penetration has grown to 56% and to a staggering 81% in the developed world. The cyberspace has grown faster than anyone could have predicted. This has brought with its grave threats which are also beyond what anyone could have foreseen. Cybercriminals are evolving faster than most major cyberspace users. This phenomenon was highlighted by the waves of ransomware attacks that took place last year.
Posted: May 15, 2019
Cybercrimes are one of the fastest growing menaces these days. The annual losses from these activities are estimated to be more than $6 trillion by 2021. This figure stood at $3 trillion just six years ago. 2018 was a year that saw a surge in ransomware attacks around the world. Almost every major company in the world took a hit because of it. Besides this hacking is a common practice that plagues tech giants like Facebook too. Unfortunately, it is estimated that 38% of all companies are still unprepared to deal with a sophisticated attack of any kind.