The Cybersecurity Skills Shortage: Why, How, and What To Do About It

Presented by

Dan Lohrmann, Presidio | Earl Duby, XFactor.io | Aidan Walden, Fortinet | Chris Scalise, PennEnergy Resources

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According to The Life and Times of Cybersecurity Professionals 2021 report by the Information Security Systems Association, the ongoing cybersecurity skills crisis has steadily continued for over five years. Organizations are consistently on the prowl for talented cybersecurity professionals to combat increasingly prevalent and sophisticated cyber attacks. However, is hiring the “best fit” the only option organizations have to address the ongoing cybersecurity skills shortage? After working alongside the constant cybersecurity skills shortage, CISOs understand that only looking to hire talent won’t cure the longstanding problem. So how are security executives addressing the growing need for cybersecurity skills? Join Hosts Dan and Earl with guests as they take a deeper look into the cybersecurity skills shortage and: - Innovative new strategies organizations are utilizing to tackle the cybersecurity skill shortage from integrated security architectures to partnerships with third party services or vendors - Investing in IT and security staff through cybersecurity training - Embracing automation and analytics to streamline security processes

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