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Written by Jared Coseglia for Help Net Security
Could e-Discovery Pros Fill the Insatiable Demand for Cybersecurity Talent?

When looking at the cybersecurity industry from a jobs perspective, there is no denying demand for talent far exceeds supply. In May of 2017, Cybersecurity Ventures estimated “there will be 3.5 million unfilled cybersecurity jobs by 2021.” With so many lingering vacant job requisitions, who will step up with the skills and experience necessary to satiate the explosive need for cybersecurity talent in the United States?

One niche subset of the legal technology community is not only ripe, but actively preparing for a career transition that sets them on a course toward a future in cybersecurity. These are e-discovery professionals. The history of e-discovery, as a microcosm, reflects much of the wildly incongruent supply/demand in today’s cybersecurity career landscape.

As that industry commoditizes, opportunistic experts in electronic discovery are looking at cybersecurity as their next logical career path. Cybersecurity and information protection experts would be wise to respect and self-educate on legal technology trends and talent, specifically the electronic discovery industry, as these communities are headed for a collision that will forever entwine the two disciplines. Here’s how and why e-discovery professionals will affect and permeate the cybersecurity job market. Read the full article here!


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Events

Join Tammy Hutchinson, Mid-Atlantic Manager of Recruitment, and Annette Habib, Vice President of Recruitment, in Philadelphia on September 13 for a Master Class on Interviewing in e-Discovery. The event is open to all Women in eDiscovery members. Details and registration information coming soon.

Wednesday, 13 September 2017, 00:00
Events

TRU is partnering with ACEDS to host another Q&A, “Ask the Expert: Burning Questions about a Career in e-Discovery& Cybersecurity,” on August 31 from 1:00-2:00pm ET. During this live webinar, TRU’s founder and CEO Jared Coseglia will answer your burning questions and provide the advice you want to move your career forward!

Thursday, 31 August 2017, 10:30
TRU Tips

When asked "why are you interested in this position?" during an interview, do not answer with "the growth potential within the company." Employers want to know you want the job at hand first, not what your job could become over time.

TOP 3 Employee Workplace Trends In America This Quarter
  • One-fifth of Americans find their workplace hostile.
  • Telecommuting is still rare: 78% say they are required to be present in their workplace during working hours.
  • Only 38% say their jobs offer good prospects for advancement.

According to a recent study by Bloomberg: “One-Fifth of Americans Find Workplace Hostile or Threatening.

Thursday, 17 August 2017, 11:21