Stacy Collett

Contributing Writer

Stacy Collett is a contributing writer for CSO and Computerworld, covering a variety of security and risk issues.

How to create business-savvy IT pros

The biggest issues CIOs face today

The biggest issues CIOs face today

From security management to seeking out innovative technologies, CIOs are straddling operational and transformational roles to deliver new wins while keeping IT humming.

Making sense of cybersecurity qualifications

Making sense of cybersecurity qualifications

Organizations push for equitable and transparent credentials. Several credentialing initiatives are in the works to make cybersecurity credentials easier to understand and classify according to their value.

Five ways the U.S. is educating cybersecurity talent – and what’s still missing

Five ways the U.S. is educating cybersecurity talent – and what’s still missing

It’s no secret that the world is facing a shortage of cybersecurity talent. Many industry analysts agree that the underlying problem is the lack of education in cyber skills – in high schools, colleges, post grad and on the job.

Hiding in plain sight — 4 places to find cybersecurity talent in your own organization

Hiding in plain sight — 4 places to find cybersecurity talent in your own organization

Organizations are missing opportunities to cultivate inside talent who may lack experience but already know the business and have the fundamental skills to succeed in cybersecurity.

What it takes to become an information assurance analyst

What it takes to become an information assurance analyst

This in-demand role calls for a rare combination of superior communication skills and security chops. Learn how one information assurance analyst landed his current job, the skills and training that helped him get there, and where his...

IT Salary Survey 2017: Tech pay holds tight (for now)

IT Salary Survey 2017: Tech pay holds tight (for now)

Our annual survey shows moderate 3% growth in IT pay -- but salaries could be headed for a roller-coaster ride, with wildly different forecasts from experts on IT spending, hiring and compensation.

What it takes to become an IT security engineer

What it takes to become an IT security engineer

The role is a fairly new one in many companies, and qualified candidates are in high demand. Learn how one IT security engineer landed his current job, the skills and training that helped him get there, and where his sights are set...

Why more Chief Strategy and Risk Officers need a seat at the security table

Why more Chief Strategy and Risk Officers need a seat at the security table

For years the evolving role of chief information security officers has increasingly required them to think more like a chief risk or strategy officer and anticipate cyber threats before they happen. Now a perfect storm is brewing that...

Should security pros get special H-1B visa consideration?

Should security pros get special H-1B visa consideration?

The skills, education and experience that would garner additional merit have not been discussed publicly, but some cybersecurity leaders and industry-watchers say that special consideration should be given to H-1B visa applicants with...

CSO50 2017: A step ahead of the threats

CSO50 2017: A step ahead of the threats

The CSO50 awards honor innovative security projects that demonstrate thought leadership and outstanding business value.

CSO50 2017: IACI's neighborhood watch is a new approach to information sharing

CSO50 2017: IACI's neighborhood watch is a new approach to information sharing

The federal government for years has advocated that cyberthreat information-sharing is the key to faster identification and remediation of attacks. The challenge was to make once-taboo information sharing more inviting to the private...

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