IBM: Why veterans are obvious candidates to help address the cybersecurity skills gap

IBM: Why veterans are obvious candidates to help address the cybersecurity skills gap

Stuart Quick is a former Army Officer and has successfully transitioned into the cybersecurity industry. He is now a Managing Consultant at IBM. SaluteMyJob chats to Stuart to find out more about how ex-military personnel can add value to an organisation and what hard and soft skills does IBM look for when recruiting for cybersecurity roles.  

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Could soldiers, sailors and spies make better CISOs?

Could soldiers, sailors and spies make better CISOs?

In an insightful article on SC Media.com, Max Metzger asks the question, could soldiers, sailors and spies make better Chief Information Security Officers? He looks at how business has long co-opted the language of the military to promote leadership, fight adversity, work as a team, and achieve difficult goals - but how much more relevant are actual military skills and thinking for a CISO fighting a live opponent?

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How to excel in Cyber: Top 5 Tips for ex-military jobseekers

How to excel in Cyber: Top 5 Tips for ex-military jobseekers

Are you an ex-military jobseeker looking to work in the cyber industry? Do you need some expert advice on how best to transition into the field? Well, look no further - the SaluteMyJob team are here to help you. We have interviewed specialists in the field, both ex-military cyber experts and employers to produce a top tips guide, to show transitioning and former military personnel how to prepare for a role in the cyber industry.

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Filling The Skills Gap: Cyber

Filling The Skills Gap: Cyber

Ex-military cyber experts have extensive experience in protecting multiple assets, both in the UK and in hostile environments, and as a result they have developed a deep seated security mentality.  It is their soft skills combined with their experience that has created the high demand for military veterans to join cyber and security business teams.

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Amazon launches free training scheme to veterans & reservists

Amazon launches free training scheme to veterans & reservists

SaluteMyJob finds out more about Amazon’s launch of a new training and job placement scheme, offering free training to educate military veterans, reservists, and their spouses, on the latest software development and cloud computing technologies. 

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