Blog

Thought leadership and updates from the world of recruitment in cyber

Cybersecurity Hiring Crisis Fueled by Lackluster Salaries

Uploaded: January 2, 2018
While demand for top flight cyber talent is hotter than ever, top line recruitment is often hindered by outdated and uninspired compensation planning. Let’s go inside the latest report findings from cybersecurity search firm CyberSN. -This story was featured on HuntScanlon.com on January 3, 2018 – Authors: Scott A. Scanlon Editor-in-Chief; Dale M. Zupsansky, Managing Editor; Stephen Sawicki, Managing […]
Keep reading

Salary Caps Threaten National Security

Uploaded: December 6, 2017
Quibbling over dollars leaves jobs unfilled and companies at risk Originally published on Medium [story no longer exists], this interview was conducted in November 2017 to explore the “CyberSN Research Study: The Cyber Security Hiring Crisis” in more detail. Read on to learn more about our findings Author – Kacy Zurkus, Freelance Writer – @KSZ714 In today’s data-driven world, […]
Keep reading

The Cybersecurity Hiring Crisis

Uploaded: October 11, 2017
View our research study Friends, our lack of real-time salary data and our poor hiring practices are causing unnecessary stress and productivity breakdown. The cybersecurity talent shortage is not an excuse for unfilled positions. CyberSN has performed thousands of searches and compiled valuable data that shows why jobs go unfilled for reasons beyond the talent […]
Keep reading

Equifax Breach: What No One Is Talking About!

Uploaded: September 18, 2017
My friends: are we really going to claim the Equifax CISO is to blame because she’s a woman or because she has a degree in music? Let’s have a closer look. I see the Equifax breach as being caused by unfilled cybersecurity jobs. When I looked on September 15th, 2017; Equifax had 17 cyber security […]
Keep reading

How Will Changes to the Equal Pay Laws Effect You?

Uploaded: August 8, 2017
Cyber friends, Join us on September 6th, from 12:30-1:30pm EST for an informative webinar as we discuss employer and job seekers rights and have a conversation about the evolving Equal Pay Act laws. In 2018, changes to the laws will take effect and have a deep impact on hiring, staffing, recruiting, job hunting and salary negotiations. Please RSVP today and […]
Keep reading

We Need a New Approach to Hiring

Uploaded: July 9, 2017
When Gary Hayslip, the CISO for Webroot, Co-Author of The CISO Desk Reference Guide, and a highly valued and trusted leader in the security industry asked for my input on his article, Cyber Recruiting, the Good the Bad and the Not So Pretty, I told him I would be more than happy to share my thoughts. I have […]
Keep reading

Speak Up, Speak Out

Uploaded: February 23, 2017
This past weekend Susan Fowler, a former engineer at Uber, published her blog describing repeated gender discrimination by her department’s leadership and Uber’s HR department. Susan’s blog can be found here. As she put it, her “situation was escalated as far up the chain as it could be escalated, and still nothing was done”. This is […]
Keep reading

Diversity at RSA

Uploaded: February 24, 2016
It’s going to be a great year for diversity at RSA Conference 2016! Several crowd sourced sessions and speaker topics are scheduled which will prompt discussions around the issue of the lack women in tech and cybersecurity. These topics, along with groups and panels, seem to show that this issue is going mainstream at #RSAC […]
Keep reading

Recruiters Reputations Soured

Uploaded: February 4, 2015
It’s been eight years since I last built a technical staffing agency, and boy, have the past six months of building CyberSN shown me how much things have changed. For me, the most interesting change I’ve experienced while building CyberSN is just how much the recruiting industry’s positive reputation has turned negative. In my days […]
Keep reading