A shortage of skilled professionals is a recognized, longstanding problem in the cybersecurity industry—but does it hold merit? Nonprofit Women in CyberSecurity challenge the notion with a new program connecting skilled veterans to security jobs.
Recent research from Malwarebytes, ISSA, and ESG find that security professionals have little confidence in their ability to prevent their organization from being breached. What’s behind this mindset? And how can we turn the tide to stay a step ahead of the criminals?
Is whole-team-security, or empowering tech-savvy volunteers to help, a good solution to the shortage of skilled IT staff? It could be, if you keep certain ground rules in mind.
The continuing rise of cybercrime calls for a new breed of fighters. Are teachers prepared to take on the challenge of training the current and future generations of cybersecurity professionals? How can they introduce and engage students in this fast-growing field of study?