Katherine Sloan

Katherine is a New York City-based freelance writer and editor whose work mostly explores art, literary themes and film. She has also most recently forayed into the world of STEM editing. You can read her non-fiction essays at A Gathering of the Tribes and Overture Global.

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Cybersecurity Training for Employees: What You Need to Know

When it comes to cybersecurity, an enterprise needs to be savvy. Knowledge of cybersecurity and information technology is extremely important because it’s the basis for preventing a cyber breach or attack. Employees should be educated in the realm of cybersecurity (and trained accordingly) because a security threat cannot be avoided or reported if it is …

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Updated: Cybersecurity Bootcamp or College Degree – Why Choose?

When it comes to learning all one can about the professional world of cybersecurity, there’s nothing more valuable than experience and, of course, as much study as possible. Obtaining a degree in cybersecurity is always useful but how can one combine knowledge as well as real-life, hands-on experience? A cybersecurity bootcamp offers both. Of course, …

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Updated: 4 Cybersecurity Tips for Institutes of Higher Education

Since March, things have changed. The post-pandemic world is an increasingly digital one, bringing cybersecurity to the forefront. Everyone is at risk for a cyberattack these days, but as we navigate further in remote learning, institutes of higher education are even more vulnerable targets.  Here are four cybersecurity tips for institutes of higher education in order …

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Is Education the Solution to the Cybersecurity Jobs Crisis?

There’s no doubt about it, we have a crisis on our hands. There are simply not enough qualified people to fill the ever-growing amount of cybersecurity jobs, thus prompting the question: is cybersecurity education the solution to the workforce shortage? In short, yes. Cybersecurity education is the most useful tool of all and is an …

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Five Challenging Cybersecurity Questions Every CISO Should Ask

There are many responsibilities delegated to a chief information security officer (CISO), namely the security of a business’s information and data. You can imagine that they have a lot on their plate and have to juggle a lot of sensitive information so, what exactly do they have to know and what challenging questions should they …

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5 Cybersecurity Myths That Need Debunking in 2020

As the Cybersecurity industry continues to grow, so do the misconceptions and myths that surround it. With each year there are new cybersecurity myths that are believed as truths, and 2020 is no exception. Here are the latest cybersecurity myths that you need to stop believing: My Antivirus Software is Enough Protection Many believe that, …

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Top Four Cybersecurity Training Programs for Employees

Cybersecurity training programs are essential for employees. In a business where trends are always evolving and new threats are constantly being discovered, it’s crucial for cybersecurity professionals to hone and maintain their specialized skills. For a business to run smoothly, it’s imperative that CISOs and CEOs invest in training programs for employees. Just because an …

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Addressing the Skills Shortage through Reskilling and Upskilling

Skills Shortage Problem With the ever-growing shortage of skilled workers in the professional world of cybersecurity upskilling and reskilling are essential. According to Info Security Magazine “, Nearly two-thirds (65%) of responding organizations reported a shortage of cybersecurity staff.” With nearly overwhelming staff shortages, it is people who are most sorely in demand. People with …

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E-Learning: How the Coronavirus Has Changed Education Forever

With the onslaught of COVID-19—a pandemic unlike any other the world has seen since the Spanish Flu of 1918—everyone’s lives have changed drastically. This change also happened very quickly so, without much time to mull over educational details, all learning was forced online as everyone had to self-isolate in their homes, effective immediately. The traditional …

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How Coronavirus Hackers Have Breached Millions of Records

There are a myriad of risks associated with the Coronavirus pandemic. The main concerns are, of course, over health, personal safety, and the economy but, most of our lives involve the internet and information technology (now more than ever) and that’s in danger, too. Now, more than ever, cybercrime is at an all-time high due …

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