With the highest unemployment in more than 20 years and competition dense for open positions, the pressure is on for job seekers to have flawless interview skills - especially within information security.
The federal government's new list of major healthcare breaches is far too difficult to find. While the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is living up to the letter of the law in posting the list deep within its Office for Civil Rights' Web site, it's sure making it difficult to reach the list.
The Information Security Today Career Trends Survey identifies three distinct education trends re: information assurance:
Information security professionals seek advanced degrees;
Organizations are footing at least part of the bill for training;
Online education is an increasingly common and effective...
More than $750 million worth of federal grants will fund state health information exchanges as well as new regional extension centers offering healthcare IT training, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
The rules of job seeking are in constant flux - particularly in information security, where job demands and requirements are ever-evolving.
Where does that leave a job seeker looking to stand out from the crowd?
The following are strategies offered by information security hiring managers:
One goal of Duke University's new health informatics program, which launches this fall, is to build awareness of information security and privacy issues among future IT leaders. That's the word from W. Ed Hammond, Ph.D., director of the new Duke Center for Health Informatics.
Provisions of the bill would help develop a skilled government infosec workforce, prioritize federal cybersecurity R&D, improve the transfer of cybersecurity technologies to business and promote cybersecurity education and awareness.
Dena Haritos Tsamitis has an ambitious goal for the year: to improve cyber awareness among 10 million people globally.
The Director of Education, Training and Outreach at Carnegie Mellon University's CyLab, Dena discusses:
The cyber awareness challenge among people of all ages;
Effective techniques for...
Demand for qualified information security professionals is beginning to grow in healthcare.
The HITECH Act, which established tougher penalties and broader enforcement of enhanced versions of the HIPAA privacy and security rules, is proving to be a powerful catalyst for ramping up information security. Plus, as...
Information Security Media Group (ISMG) announces the launch of HealthcareInfoSecurity.com, a multimedia site providing news, insights and education on information security, risk management and privacy in the healthcare industry.
Career Insights from Srinvivas Mukkamala of New Mexico Tech.
Education, skills, experience - what exactly does it take to make it in an information security career today?
Srinivas Mukkamala, an educator and practitioner, offers unique insight on:
The necessary mindset for an information security professional;...
Welcome to HealthcareInfoSecurity.com, a media site with news, insights and education on healthcare privacy, risk management and information security.
Information Security Media Group, which offers similar information security/risk management sites for banking, credit unions and government, brought me on board to...