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Kelly Jackson Higgins is the Executive Editor of Dark Reading. She is an award-winning veteran technology and business journalist with more than two decades of experience in reporting and editing for various publications, including Network Computing, Secure Enterprise Magazine, Virginia Business magazine, and other major media properties. Jackson Higgins was recently selected as one of the Top 10 Cybersecurity Journalists in the US, and named as one of Folio's 2019 Top Women in Media. She began her career as a sports writer in the Washington, DC metropolitan area, and earned her BA at William & Mary.  Follow her on Twitter @kjhiggins.

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posted in March 2012

IT's Hottest 'Necessary Evil'

3/30/2012
While IT security pros may still find themselves defending their roles, they're also in a good spot when it comes to compensation, with a median base salary bump for staffs up a tidy $7,000 this year, according to the new The InformationWeek 2012 U.S. IT Salary Survey: Security

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