Thursday, August 18, 2022

Drew Robb

Drew Robb has been a full-time professional writer and editor for more than twenty years. He currently works freelance for a number of IT publications, including eSecurity Planet and CIO Insight. He is also the editor-in-chief of an international engineering magazine.

5 Top Firewall Trends in 2022 

Firewalls have been an enterprise battleground for many years. Every organization needed them, so it was only natural that vendors would compete over market dominance in the large category.  That has given rise...

Top VPN Trends in 2022

Virtual private networks (VPNs) get a bad rap these days. There are always vendors or articles explaining how they are dated and no longer fit for purpose in the third decade of...

Top CASB and CWPP Trends for 2022 

Cloud access security broker (CASB) applications really started to gather steam in the early 2010s. They were designed to provide cloud and software-as-a-service (SaaS) applications with the security controls and protections organizations...

Top Data Loss Prevention (DLP) Trends in 2022

Many used to consider data loss prevention (DLP) to be mainly about backup and disaster recovery (DR). But that was always a short-sighted view. In recent time, the field has mushroomed to...

Top Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) Trends in 2022

Security information and event Management (SIEM) tools monitor logs from network hardware and software to spot security threats, detect and prevent breaches, and provide forensic analysis. They help unite the data from...

5 Trends in the Database Job Market

Databases are everywhere. These structured systems gather data in rows, columns, and fields which are used to record customer lists, product catalogs, items for sale, personnel data, medical records, telephone numbers, and...

5 Trends in the Data Visualization Job Market

The ability to visualize any kind of analytics data remains in high demand. But visualization has now filtered into other areas of data management, data analytics, and business intelligence (BI). In fact,...

5 Top Data Recovery Certifications

There are scores of cybersecurity certifications and relatively few for data recovery. But think about it for a moment. Many of the successful breaches require sophisticated data recovery actions. Every disaster, blackout,...

5 Top Trends in the Data Analytics Job Market

Data analytics jobs have been well paid and in high demand for some time. The "IT Skills and Certifications Pay Index" by Foote Partners shows that such skills often merit a pay...

Top Data Analytics Certifications

Data analytics certifications and the real-world ability to perform on the job often go hand in hand. Do a survey of data analytics vendor websites and you can find the company boasting...

Top Data Visualization Certifications

Data visualization is a steadily growing market. It came about as an answer to the complexity involved in data science and data analytics. It took highly skilled individuals to glean anything from...

5 Trends in the Internet of Things (IoT) Job Market in 2022

There are already more than 10 billion active Internet of Things (IoT) devices in existence and around 127 new devices per second connecting to the web, according to McKinsey & Company, and...

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