Publications
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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The third webinar in the ACEDS/TRU “Ask the Expert” fall series will be held on Thursday, November 30 at 1:00pm ET. The fall series features three months of career help in three areas and will have an open question and answer format on career topics of the audience’s choice! The November webinar will be, “Ask the Experts: New Year-New You, Your Year in Review & New Year Career Planning."

Thursday, 30 November 2017, 14:10
TRU Tips

For hiring managers looking for hackers, the OSCP certification holds more credibility than all others for true offensive cybersecurity and penetration testing employment.

Top 3 Things You Should Do To Better Your Career Over Thanksgiving Break
  • Catch up on industry reading! All those trade articles you have bookmarked and whitepapers you have sitting in your inbox—find the time to digest that content along with your turkey!
  • Take time to give thanks to the peers and colleagues who have impacted you professionally this year. It is never too early or too late to say thanks!
  • Start plotting your growth for 2018. Use these precious few days off to actually take the time to reflect on your goals for the future and what you can do to achieve them!
Wednesday, 22 November 2017, 14:41
Publications
CYBER & ESI CERTIFICATIONS, a monthly article series from TRU CEO Jared Coseglia, featured in LegalTech News

TRU is proud to be the certification attaché to the legal technology community and will be featured in Legaltech News every month with a new article about e-discovery and/or cybersecurity certification and education available (or coming soon!) to the marketplace. Click here to read more about the first seven parts of this series!

Written by Jared Coseglia for Legaltech News

Tuesday, 21 November 2017, 23:59