Existing software systems are slowing down security teams. How can information security professionals bridge the gap and improve response speed?
Cybersecurity Skills Wanted: Investigative and Analytical Minds, Lifelong Learners, Protectors and Consultants
To keep up with the growing shortage of cybersecurity skills, companies are looking to tap new sources of talent, such as students and new collar workers.
At IRISSCON 2017, 48 contestants across 12 teams battled it out in a free-for-all CTF competition to test their hacking, defending and forensics skills.
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.