When recruiting talent to close the cybersecurity skills gap, employers must demonstrate their commitment to security research, education and knowledge.
Just like security analysts, top executives need data breach training to develop the skills required to carry out an effective incident response strategy.
Many companies, including IBM, are taking a new collar approach and recruiting ex-military personnel to fill woefully understaffed cybersecurity positions.
Cybercrime awareness training is too crucial to be glossed over during onboarding or quickly rehashed at the end of the year.
To ensure a smooth transfer of security power, organizations should establish a definitive plan to appoint and develop a deputy CISO.
With 1.8 million IT positions set to go unfilled by 2022, closing the industry's gender gap can go a long way toward closing the cybersecurity skills gap.
Security leaders must translate their technical expertise into business insights when communicating cyber risks to executives and board directors.
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.
Effective change management requires thorough planning, constant communication, and strong leadership capable of swaying the organizational culture.