Keys to Hiring Cybersecurity Pros When Certification Can’t Help

Published 16 - March - 2020
Source: Dark Reading
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There just aren’t enough certified cybersecurity pros to go around — and there likely never will be enough. So how do you fill out your cybersecurity team? Executives and hiring managers share their top tips on recognizing solid candidates.

There’s a general acknowledgement that there aren’t enough trained cybersecurity professionals to go around. Conversations at cybersecurity conferences are often centered on where to find top pros, how much to pay them, and what string of letters behind their names means the most.

Even the organizations that provide cybersecurity certification admit that there aren’t enough certified pros to meet the need — and that there never will be enough. So what’s a manager charged with finding cybersecurity talent to do?