State CISOs are getting more attention, but most still struggle for budgets and talent

What are your thoughts? It is my opinion that this story further supports the why CISOs do not need to report to the CIO or any other C-suite than the CEO/board.

via State CISOs are getting more attention, but most still struggle for budgets and talent

IT security jobs by the numbers: 12 stats | The Enterprisers Project

via IT security jobs by the numbers: 12 stats | The Enterprisers Project

$93,000: The lowest national average salary for a security-related position in the U.S. in Robert Half Technology’s 2019 Salary Guide. We repeat: It’s the lowest. This is the 25th percentile average salary for a network security administrator. Robert Half says the 25th percentile (the lowest in its salary tables) “most often fits candidates who are newer to the role and still developing their skills.”

Forbes: Amazon Web Services Customers Can Hack AWS Cloud And Steal Data, Says Oracle CTO Larry Ellison

Forbes: Amazon Web Services Customers Can Hack AWS Cloud And Steal Data, Says Oracle CTO Larry Ellison.
https://www.forbes.com/sites/bobevans1/2018/10/26/amazon-web-services-customers-can-hack-aws-cloud-and-steal-data-says-oracle-cto-larry-ellison/