Defense contractors need hands-on candidates who can understand the technical and business issues within the government. Problem is: The demand for these candidates is clearly ahead of the current supply.
For most organizations, the biggest barrier to cloud computing is fear - "Will my data be secure?" It's time to tackle that fear head-on, says Jeff Reich, director of the Institute of Cybersecurity at the University of Texas, San Antonio.
Responding to market demand is ISACA, the non-profit security organization, which launched the Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control certification for IT risk professionals early this year.