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New survey warns about risk of personal device usage at work

Filed under: Information Risk and Security — Stephanie on January 30, 2012

New statistics show that over three-quarters of European companies are ready to meet with the rising popularity of personal device usage at work. (more…)

Anywhere Working Consortium support flexible work practices

Filed under: Recruitment General — Jonathan on January 28, 2012

Help is at hand to support businesses in offering flexible work practices by the Anywhere Working Consortium. An online portal has been developed offering advice and resources to help both employees and employers with useful information, training, case studies and offers on a range of products. (more…)

The threat of APTs likely to affect small businesses in 2012 warns industry expert

Filed under: IT Security — Stephanie on January 26, 2012

In 2011 there were several large organisations that were hit by APTs with the likes of Sony and RSA making the headlines. When trying to break into internet security jobs understanding this leading issue for the industry is central to success. (more…)

Three trends for information security in 2012

Filed under: Information Risk and Security — Jonathan on January 24, 2012

Those in information security jobs can look back on 2011 and expect an exciting and challenging time in 2012. Developing excellent security processes will (more…)

Graduate employers opting for candidates with work experience

Filed under: IT Security — Jonathan on January 22, 2012

New research predicts that employers will recruit an increase of 6.4 percent graduates this year. However those graduates will little or no work experience are unlikely to be recruited by some of the top companies with graduate schemes. (more…)

New research show employers cite insider cybercrime the main threat to IT security

Filed under: IT Security — Stephanie on January 20, 2012

Iron Mountain, specialists in information management, has recently published research that shows that throughout Europe 20 percent of companies believe that the main threat to information security comes directly from employee theft. This is rated as a far greater risk than cybercrime, a natural disaster or a system failure. (more…)

Hays reports a drop in gross profits as recruitment market slows down

Filed under: Cyber Security — Jonathan on January 18, 2012

The challenging economic environment has affected the recruitment market with fewer employers offering new vacancies and fewer candidates available. This is according to Hays, a large UK recruitment agency which has revealed a significant fall in revenues domestically as well as a drop in growth in international markets. (more…)

GCHQ launches bonuses to retain IT security experts

Filed under: IT Security — Jonathan on January 16, 2012

In an attempt to keep GCHQ staff in IT security jobs, the government agency is offering a bonus system to talented technical employees. Traditionally those in cyber security jobs are often tempted away by better prospects at advanced technology private businesses (more…)

Experts predict new trends for those in business continuity jobs for 2012

Filed under: Business Continuity — Stephanie on January 14, 2012

With 2012 just beginning, there have already been a host of experts from information security recruitment predicting trends that will affect the market in 2012. Here are three major themes for those looking for business continuity vacancies this year: (more…)

Could recruitment techniques be letting cyber security talent slip through the net?

Filed under: Cyber Security — Mark on January 12, 2012

In the world of IT security recruitment, the use of creative methods of candidate assessment are becoming more popular. Experts are warning against using purely traditional methods of recruitment for cyber security jobs as often highly talented and creative individuals can fall through the net. As this type of candidate will offer greater value to a business in the long run (more…)

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