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Cyber security has never been more important than in the modern climate, and it’s a requirement that isn’t going away any time soon. If you’re interested in applying for a role in cyber, here are some top tips for improving your CV.

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Criminals are frequently amongst the first to use new technologies for their own nefarious means, and industries struggle to keep one step ahead to plug security gaps. As we see the accelerating rollout of machine learning, we are now seeing people both use it and exploit it in order to override common security tools.

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We are seeing digital transformation in organisations at an unprecedented rate. The events of the last two years have completely changed how businesses interact with their customers and each other, with much of the workforce requiring enhanced digital skills than at the start of 2020. It’s no surprise, then, that the most in-demand tech jobs for 2022 are enablers of that accelerated digital...

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Creating an independent community to tackle cyber security threats In the latest event on Tuesday 26th October, I spoke to Paul C Dwyer, President and Founder of the International Cyber Threat Task Force (ICTTF). In a fascinating conversation, Paul discussed his wealth of experience in challenging and catching cyber criminals, and revealed his thoughts on where the sector needs to be looking.

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In the latest of our series for Cyber Security Awareness Month, Hays Technology have asked those who have followed a career in cyber across the globe for their stories, advice, and how they see the sector’s future.

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“Everyone should always hire an ex-ballet dancer… ballet dancers are very determined, disciplined, resilient and flexible. Having to learn entire ballets in a month gave me the basis to be a lifelong learner and pick up concepts quickly.” In the latest of our series on Cyber Awareness Month this October, we look back at our interview with Jessica Nemmers, Chief Security Officer at Elevate. ...

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With cybercrime on the rise and a global cybersecurity skills shortage, improving opportunities for neurominorities benefits businesses and individuals. According to the Global Risk Report from the World Economic Forum, cyberattacks are perceived as the fourth biggest risk faced by businesses globally. And it seems there is merit in the concern. Research from Deep Instinct found that malware...

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October is Cyber Security Awareness Month and Hays Technology will be making contributions with dedicated interviews and insights from the world of work. Now in its 18th year, Cyber Security Awareness Month was launched in the US amid growing concerns of online safety and has since become recognised globally. With online activities more widespread and commonplace than ever, the annual...

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What qualifications do you need to work in cyber security? How easy is it to transfer to a security job? What’s the best thing about working in the sector?   I recently spoke to some of our cyber security recruitment experts from around the world to find out the answers to these questions, and many more. In this blog, you can read insights and advice from: Edmond Pang, Hays Shanghai...

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What technical and soft skills do cyber security professionals need right now? How can you develop and learn the relevant skills to boost your employability? How can you future-proof your career?   I recently spoke to some of our cyber security recruitment experts from around the world to find out the answers to these questions, and many more. In this blog, you can read insights and...

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2020 was an unprecedented year for technology. The disruption caused by COVID-19 quickly forced organisations to reprioritise their technology objectives and strategies overnight to enable them to operate in a newly remote environment.   But it isn’t just how and where employees work that has drastically altered. There have also been huge changes in the ways customers browse for and...

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Got a technical interview coming up? If so, I don’t need to tell you this will be mostly about proving all of the technical dexterity you claim to have on your CV. But even as an experienced developer, you would be at risk of selling yourself short if you were to forget these five tips ahead of your technical interview:   1. Do more than just read the company’s “About Us” page At this...

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If you have an interview coming up for a cyber security role, preparation is everything. And there are two hot topics most employers want to know about now: the zero trust model and ransomware.   Why are these topics important for today’s cyber security jobs? The pandemic has permanently changed our outlook on remote work – with 82 per cent of company leaders planning to allow staff to...

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Cyber security breaches have recently made global headlines, many of which have been attributed to a rapidly expanded online world because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Consequently, there is a heightened push not only to prevent such attacks from happening, but to develop IT and security infrastructure that can deal with these differing and increased online demands.   Therefore, there has...

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The cyber security jobs market is growing, and the recent pandemic has widened the skills gap in this area. The UK Government estimates 653,000 businesses (48 per cent) are unable to complete the basic tasks laid out in its Cyber Essentials scheme. Some 40 per cent of tech leaders also say cyber security jobs are the most difficult to fill.   This skills gap exists across the cyber...

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The life sciences industry has, unsurprisingly, grown exponentially due to the impact of COVID-19. The demand for technology skills has also increased within life sciences to support the industry to keep innovating, tracking and protecting against COVID-19, as well as other diseases and conditions.   These tech skills have been crucial in the development of the vaccines, but have a much...

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The COVID-19 crisis has had a profound impact on the vast majority of industries and, of course, the roles which function within them. This is particularly true of the tech space.   The pandemic accelerated the digital transformation of most businesses. As such, tech roles have become even more integral to ensuring organisations are able to adapt in an agile and effective way throughout...

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