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    Cyber job listings excluded Colorado workers after salary transparency law went into effect

    Written by Tonya Riley Jul 27, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP Dozens of technology companies, including several cybersecurity firms, have excluded remote workers in Colorado from searches for job candidates since a state law requiring pay transparency in job listings went into effect. CyberScoop identified at least five cybersecurity firms or tech companies with active security-related job listings excluding Colorado workers from remote work. The companies represent a small subset of hundreds of employers navigating 2019’s Equal Pay For Equal Work Act, which went into effect on January 1 and requires employers to include compensation in job postings and keep job descriptions and wage records for two years after an employee leaves…

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    Agora Cyber Charter School Class of 2021 To Be Celebrated with Online Graduation Ceremony

    KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–In a year where every school in America was affected by the pandemic, Agora Cyber Charter School (ACCS), an online public school serving students in kindergarten through 12th grade throughout Pennsylvania since 2005, will celebrate the Class of 2021 with a virtual commencement ceremony on Tuesday, June 8 beginning at 4:00 PM EDT. “Over the past year, we saw many families exercise their right to choose the school option they felt was best for their children and their family,” said Dr. Richard Jensen, Chief Executive Officer at ACCS. “Many families have enrolled due to concerns about the adjustment to online learning during the pandemic. As the…

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    Companies Urged to Adjust Hiring Requirements for Cyber Jobs

    Companies need millions more cybersecurity professionals to fill roles around the world, but researchers say outlandish job requirements are the problem, rather than a lack of workers. Around 3.1 million professionals are needed to bridge the cybersecurity talent gap, a trade association for cybersecurity professionals estimated in a November report. The International Information System Security Certification Consortium, known as ISC2, said world-wide employment in the field would need to grow 89{c25493dcd731343503a084f08c3848bd69f9f2f05db01633325a3fd40d9cc7a1} to meet security requirements. However, excessive requirements for years of experience and professional certifications plus inflated expectations for junior roles aren’t uncommon, said Chase Cunningham, principal analyst at research firm Forrester Inc. He said that results in the perpetual…

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