A great way to bolster the dwindling cybersecurity workforce is to hire professionals who lack technical degrees but offer fresh perspectives.
Hiring freelancers can help companies close the cybersecurity skills gap, reduce overhead and infuse a fresh perspective into the organizational culture.
IBM is embracing the idea that retired military personnel can help fill the cyber skills gap and serve as leaders in the security industry.
Military veterans are prime candidates for new collar careers in cybersecurity because leadership and incident response are built into their training.
Companies that impact cultural change, keep their systems up to date and retain cyber talent have a leg up when it comes to digital transformation.
IBM sponsored 460 women to attend this year's Hacker Halted conference in an effort to promote inclusion and diversity in the cybersecurity industry.
Companies struggling to cope with the IT skills gap can find cybersecurity talent in unlikely places, such as hacking competitions and the armed forces.
Seemingly unrelated skills — such as untangling yarn, herding cats and cataloging toys — can benefit people looking to start careers in cybersecurity.
European Cyber Security Month aims to increase awareness about cybersecurity and emphasize the message that security is a shared responsibility.
During European Cyber Security Month (ECSM), IBM is driving initiatives to help raise cybersecurity awareness and close the IT skills shortage.