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5 Simple Personal Cyber Defense Strategies You Must Adopt Now

October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month. This is an exciting time of the year when government and industry cybersecurity professionals join forces to raise awareness about the importance of cybersecurity in our businesses and our daily lives.

During this annual celebration, we are all reminded that cybersecurity isn’t just a problem…


Big Data Can Be a Double-Edged Sword. Here is How It Can Help.

Reliance on big data is virtually inevitable in any industry today. With the global big data market size forecasted to grow to USD 103 Billion by 2027, it’s no surprise big data has created a whole new attack surface for hackers to exploit.

As data-savvy hackers are using more and…


I wish someone told me these when I was getting started.

No matter how impeccable your education is, some of the most valuable career lessons come around only through professional experience. And building experience, unfortunately, takes time. …


I am a long-distance runner and I ditched my smartwatch for a month. Here is what happened.

If you love running like I do, chances are your smartwatch plays a huge part in your training.

Whether you are a Fitbit, Garmin, Apple, or any other fitness tracker junkie, you probably often obsess over your running stats, Personal Records (PRs), and various vital data points (Resting Heart Rate…


Storytelling your way to a successful tech career

If you want to be successful in today’s highly demanding tech industry, you need to face the fact that simply having sharp technical skills doesn’t cut it.

Skillful storytelling rarely appears as an explicitly required skill in the science and technology field job descriptions, nor is it a focal point…


THE HIDDEN UPSIDE OF INJURIES

Hate being sidelined? It might be a blessing in disguise.

As a helpless runaholic, with over 25 years of running experience, I’ve had my fair share of injuries over the years.

Injuries are undeniably every runner’s biggest nightmare.

Despite my better judgment, every time I suffer an injury, my running addiction completely takes over. …


CLOSING THE GENDER GAP IN TECH

The three cybersecurity career hacks every woman should know.

It’s a truly fascinating time to be working in the cybersecurity industry. Unless you’ve lived in a cave for the past few years, you’ve probably already lost count of all the major data breaches in the news. …


THE DARK SIDE OF TECH

How not to fall victim of the most prevalent modern-day paradox

I love technology. I not only love it, but I also live it and breathe it. I have made a successful career out of it and I have dedicated a big part of my life into helping others building careers in the technology field.

I’ve spent the majority of my…


With the unemployment rate tripling to 14.7% in April, over 20.5 million jobs were lost. We haven’t seen such high unemployment rates since the Great Depression and it’s only expected to get worse in May, as unemployment claims rise to over 40 million.

As we witness the most unrivaled unemployment…


THE THINGS NOBODY TALKS ABOUT

…and how to prevent a burnout

I’ve always been a Type-A overachiever, driven and passionate about what I do, genuinely thinking I can do it all — both personally and professionally. From juggling a demanding career in tech, giving back to the community, mentoring, speaking at events, constantly taking on new learning opportunities, to being a…

Eva Benn

I am a women-in-tech advocate, a runner and a mom. I love inspiring people to challenge their beliefs. Learn more about me at www.evabenn.com.

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