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UBM Tech's Dark Reading Finds Security Professionals are in High Demand, Launches a Job Board for Career Hunters

Unveils Additional Career Resources for Cyber Security Professionals: Career Guide eBook & Black Hat Workshop

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- IT security jobs are in high demand. According to the Cybersecurity Market Report, more than 209,000 cybersecurity jobs in the U.S. are unfilled, and postings are up 74% over the past five years. To assist companies in their search to find talented security professionals, UBM Tech today announced the launch of the Dark Reading Job Board (

The Dark Reading Job Board helps employers reach a robust database of security professionals with varying levels of experience. In addition, it helps security professionals find positions by job type and employer and also offers recruitment tools integrated with trusted content. This new career resource now allows Dark Reading to serve as a trusted resource for security recruitment.

"As the number and sophistication of cyber attacks increases, so does the demand for IT security professionals. This growing requirement is leading to more jobs and better salaries," said Tim Wilson, Editor in Chief and co-founder of Dark Reading. "As the security industry's top destination for news and insights, we've created the Dark Reading Job Board to help close the security workforce gap."

Additional security career resources include:

  • Dark Reading, in partnership with Accenture, will host the "How to Find a Better InfoSec Job" workshop at Black Hat USA on Thursday, August 6 at 3:40 p.m. in Mandalay Bay Convention Center, Las Vegas. In this session, top IT security recruiters and employers offer insights on how to find open positions, how to benchmark salaries, and how to attract potential employers. The experts will offer advice to managers who are seeking out top security talent, providing insight on how to make staffing decisions and how to find the best people. The session will also offer the latest data on security salaries and employment attitudes culled from newly published research by Dark Reading and InformationWeek. Tim Wilson will be joined by Lee Kushner, President of the Executive Search firm, LJ Kushner & Associates, Nicholas Percoco, Vice President of Strategic Services, Rapid7, as well as Kevin Oswald, Managing Director of Accenture Global Security.
  • Dark Reading's Career Guide eBook provides deep, practical analysis focused on career advice for the information security community. Dark Reading's team of senior editors and practicing IT professionals – including CIOs, long-time consultants, and experienced analysts – will share expert perspective that business technology decision-makers need to advance their careers. The eBook, available this fall, features the authoritative analysis the information security community needs for long-term planning.

To learn about Dark Reading sponsorship opportunities, contact Monique Luttrell at [email protected]. Or to register to attend Dark Reading's "How to Find a Better InfoSec Job" Workshop, visit:

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