Just like security analysts, top executives need data breach training to develop the skills required to carry out an effective incident response strategy.
Companies can use incident response training programs such as capture the flag and red on blue exercises to bridge the cybersecurity skills gap.
Cybercrime awareness training is too crucial to be glossed over during onboarding or quickly rehashed at the end of the year.
Gamification is an engaging way to motivate security operations center analysts to develop their incident response skills and situational awareness.
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.
A well-aligned, orchestrated security awareness program can help IT leaders strengthen the weakest link in any security program: users.
Health care initiatives such as the campaign to encourage proper hand-washing can serve as blueprints for CISOs seeking to drive security awareness.
Security leaders must tailor their security awareness training programs to the particular needs and goals of the employees in their departments.