Source: Money INC
22 Nov 2018

Shortfalls in cyber skills and capabilities are manifesting as major security incidents damage organizational performance and reputation.

Building tomorrow’s security workforce is indispensable to address this challenge and deliver robust and long-term security for organizations in the digital age. Filling the cyber skill shortage will require organizations to change their attitude and approach to hiring, training and participating in collaborative pipeline development efforts. An overly stiff and traditional approach to identifying candidates, coupled with over-stressed and under-staffed work environments, is undoubtedly in need of new tactics.

Organizations that fail to adopt a more creative approach will find themselves dangerously shorthanded in the next few years, as both attacks and defensive measures (e.g. security software platforms, patching and configuration practices, analytics, and machine learning) become more complex.

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