Quiz Our Panel of Experts at April's Infosecurity Europe RANT Forum Special

There’s a different venue and a new look to this month’s RANT Forum, as the premier talking-shop for Britain’s cyber-security and information-assurance professionals follows the rest of the industry over to west London for the Infosecurity Europe event. In partnership with co-hosts for the night, Trend Micro, RANT founders Acumin are temporarily relocating the lively […]

How Can Infosec Attract Women? Find Out at the RANT Forum

It won’t have escaped the attention of anyone who’s been along to previous RANT Forum events that the attendance is predominantly male. This isn’t much of a surprise, given that the majority of information security professionals are men. But why is this? And, given the way information technology pervades all aspects of society and is […]

Acumin's InfoSec Salary Index: Download it here, and find out how to interpret the figures

Every year, Acumin collates information gleaned from placements they’ve made across the information-security sector, and publishes the results as their Salary Index. The key takeaway from the latest of their surveys is that, for the right people, salaries continue to rise. The reasons are several, but hardly complicated: this is an industry where the demand […]

A new year, a new you and a new opportunity

At the start of a new year there is a certain impulse to start afresh. Not so much from square one, that would be quite absurd, but from a certain, how can we put it, stage in one’s life? So, as is customary, one will choose to go on a diet after a period of […]

Making it along the security highway

How does one succeed in anything, let alone in the information security & risk management industry? Through CAD? CAD is, as we understand it, is an acronym for computer aided design, which security professionals might agree makes no sense in the context of progressing in their respective careers. However, here it stands for something altogether […]

Get Tweeting for Recruitment

It seems like there was never a time when Twitter wasn’t around, such is its ubiquity in contemporary society. From the general public posting ramblings to celebrities waxing lyrical about their lifestyles to the government keeping the public updated about its various endeavours (many of which no doubt centre on the economy!), this social media […]

How easy is it for us to find your CV?

Search for advice on writing a CV and one of the first things you will read is that it should be no more than two pages long.  The last thing a hiring manager wants to do is read through reams of paper detailing your every project and anything else you’ve ever done or thought about […]