Missing in Action: Cybersecurity Professionals

Just as every organization security team’s needs are unique, so are the reasons for the shortage of candidates for open positions. Here are five strategies to help you close the gap.

For the past several years, security operations teams (SOCs) have consistently reported that one of the biggest obstacles they face is the lack of qualified candidates for open positions. With the increasing volume and sophistication of threats facing organizations, this problem has evolved from an inconvenience to a full-blown epidemic.

According to (ISC)2 research, the shortage of cybersecurity professionals is currently close to 3 million globally and is expected to increase in the years to come. Given the increasingly digital-first orientation of the under-30 population, why is the security community experiencing this crisis of candidates, and more importantly, how can we close the gap?

Education
One of the most important elements used to evaluate candidates

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