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How online training reduces the shortage of IT Security professionals

Hi, folks!

According to recent reports all over the world IT Security professionals are in high-demand. We created an info-graphic on how online training contribute into reducing the shortage of high-skilled professionals.

Here we go:

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Why should IT admins, web developers and basically anyone with IT background switch to an IT security career now?

There are lots of articles in the news recently about how in demand IT security professionals are. And there’s also a great concern about the shortage of experts in the cyber security industry to meet this demand.

According to a 2015 analysis of numbers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics by Peninsula Press, a project of the Stanford University Journalism Program, there are more than 209,000 cybersecurity jobs in the U.S.

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IT Security professionals must eat, drink and live IT Security all the time

Imagine a young black-hat hacker, probably in his teens, who infiltrates systems and steals data from many different computer systems. He finally gets caught, and after facing the charges and maybe even jail time, he comes back to his passion of testing systems for vulnerabilities.

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NITWITs will be using the eLearnSecurity IT security training course

eLearnSecurity is pleased to announce that NITWITs will be using the eLearnSecurity training for its classroom lessons.
NITWITs is a community lead effort between the University of Ontario Institute of Technology and Durham College students to teach and learn new skills to stay up to date in the security industry.

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Marshall University Collegiate Cyber Defense Challenge (CCDC) team will be using the Penetration Testing training for Students

eLearnSecurity is pleased to announce that Marshall University Collegiate Cyber Defense Challenge (CCDC) team will be using the Penetration Testing training for Students.

The Marshall CCDC team is a self motivated group of undergraduates at Marshall University looking to further its knowledge in the world of Penetration Testing and Network Security.

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Top 5 skills to look for when hiring your next IT Security Employee

Cyber security had become one of the hottest topics in media by the end of 2015. Various companies and financial institutions had experienced such troubles like data breach, malware infections and more.

This year governments and private organizations all over the world continue to implement cyber crime prevention measures.

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Top 5 Hackme Challenges in december 2015

The Top 5 Hackmes for the month of December. Test yourself, check out the list of the challenges below:

Very basic SQL injection:

“The goal here is to learn the very basics of SQL injection.”

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Sql injection bypass authentication hard:

“Your goal: Finding SQL injections and exploit them to bypass the authentication system.

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