Best practice for finding and keeping cyber-talent
January 24, 2020
There are currently four key market forces impacting the cyber-market – increasing scrutiny by regulators, an explosion in security tools, a bigger attack surface and scarcer security personnel. According to (ISC)2, the global IT security skills shortages has now surpassed four million and the global security workforce needs to increase by 145 per cent to cope with a surge in hiring demand. The UK government has recently announced plans to conduct its second audit into the state of the country’s cybersecurity workforce.
As a cyber-company that has scaled from five employees to fifty in just four years, we are well placed to advise upon how best to attract and retain the best cyber-staff. It’s a hard climate to recruit the best and brightest the industry has to offer, particularly when speed is important. After all, in the last year, according to ESG, over half (53 per cent) of its survey respondents reported a problematic shortage of cybersecurity skills at their organisation.
So, what have we done that has worked well, and how can you ensure you don’t fall foul of the cyber-skills shortage?
You can read the full article by ITPro Portal here.