To reduce the effects of the cybersecurity skills gap, organizations should ditch traditional recruiting methods and think outside the box.
Who said you need a degree to work in IT? A new collar approach to recruiting can help organizations close the cybersecurity skills gap.
The Enterprise Cyber Security (ECS) module teaches cybersecurity degree students to think of security as a system of interrelated, integrated components.
The effort to close the cybersecurity awareness gap requires collaboration and coordination between multiple academic and professional stakeholders.
IBM is leading an industrywide effort to close the IT skills gap by hiring new collar professionals who lack formal degrees but possess requisite skills.
Organizations can address the cybersecurity skills gap by looking to tap the pool of millennials entering the information security workforce.
In response to the ever-widening cybersecurity skills gap, many organizations are hiring new collar workers to fill open IT positions.
Cybersecurity leadership courses traditionally focus on imparting subject matter expertise, but the next generation of CISOs must also be trusted advisors.
One way to close the skills gap is to recruit new collar professionals who possess the requisite skills, if not the degrees, to work in cybersecurity.
A Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition (CCDC) offers technology companies such as IBM an opportunity to network with and recruit aspiring IT analysts.