Building the Next Generation of Cybersecurity Talent (Infosecurity)


Everyone in the cybersecurity space can agree that we are in the midst of an enormous skills shortage. ISACA predicts that we will be short two million cybersecurity professionals by 2019. Nearly 72% of firms say they are finding it difficult to identify and hire high caliber cybersecurity professionals, according to a survey by Booz Allen Hamilton. With no clear options and a massive talent need, security and IT leaders need to create the desired security skill set within their existing employees.