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12/13/2017
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Dawn Kawamoto
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8 Steps for Building an IT Security Career Path Program

A cybersecurity career-path program can help with talent retention and recruitment.
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Conduct a Needs Assessment

Before a career path can be chartered for current or prospective employees, you first need to know where you currently stand with your cybersecurity workforce.

'Define the type of work you want done, so you can create a career path and path for learning,' says Andrew Smallwood, cyber human capital specialist with Booz Allen Hamilton.

Jason Hite, founder of Daoine Centric and industry co-chair for the National Initiative on Cybersecurity Education (NICE) and a member of the NICE workforce sub-group, agrees. 

He notes that the ISO/IEC 27001 is one resource organizations can use to develop their security posture. It's an international standard that government agencies and companies use to manage the security of their assets.

Image Source: Shahril KHMD via Shutterstock

Conduct a Needs Assessment

Before a career path can be chartered for current or prospective employees, you first need to know where you currently stand with your cybersecurity workforce.

"Define the type of work you want done, so you can create a career path and path for learning," says Andrew Smallwood, cyber human capital specialist with Booz Allen Hamilton.

Jason Hite, founder of Daoine Centric and industry co-chair for the National Initiative on Cybersecurity Education (NICE) and a member of the NICE workforce sub-group, agrees.

He notes that the ISO/IEC 27001 is one resource organizations can use to develop their security posture. It's an international standard that government agencies and companies use to manage the security of their assets.

Image Source: Shahril KHMD via Shutterstock

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and where is it better to use? in what cases and what types or business ?
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