To recruit cyber talent, feds must make up elsewhere what jobs lack in pay, survey says

by FedScoop Staff • 3 years ago

On average, federal agencies pay $7,000 less to their cyber personnel than in other industries, according to the eighth biannual Global Information Security Workforce Study.

Complexity problems growing worse, fed IT pros say

by Shaun Waterman • 3 years ago

Complexity and budget constraints are the biggest problems faced by federal IT departments, according to a new survey.

Survey: U.S. insurers earned $1B in cyber premiums last year

by Shaun Waterman • 3 years ago

U.S. insurers took in almost $1 billion in premiums last year for writing cybersecurity policies, according to new figures from credit analysts at Fitch Ratings.

Survey: Companies can’t cope with privileged access

by Shaun Waterman • 3 years ago

​Most companies continue to struggle with managing privileged-user access to their IT networks and few managers are satisfied with the degree of visibility and control they have over the process of granting privileges, according to newly published survey data.

Report: U.S. retailers aren’t investing in cybersecurity even as breaches persist

by Chris Bing • 3 years ago

U.S.-based retail stores are especially susceptible to damages caused by hackers. When these stores get hit by a data breach it could cost them, on average, roughly 19 percent of their customer base, according to a new, 448-person survey​ conducted by global audit, tax and advisory firm KPMG.

Poll: D.C.-area residents want emergency info from TV, not social media

by Shaun Waterman • 4 years ago

Nearly three quarters of national capital region residents would prefer getting information about a health emergency in the traditional way — through an emergency broadcast on their TV, with radio a close second favored by 60 percent.

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