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Fewer Than One-Fourth Of Cybersecurity Job Candidates Are Qualified
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Dans_Security
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Dans_Security,
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2/28/2017 | 6:45:49 AM
Re: Look for Core skills
Most dont. We can scrub out quite a few at 2nd Interview and weed out the "talkers" at 3rd Interview
Dr.T
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Dr.T,
User Rank: Ninja
2/25/2017 | 5:03:46 PM
Re: Re-thinking
"Security is an enhancement to and provides protection for the business while allowing the company to function and profit." That makes sense, it is part of profit basically.
Dr.T
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Dr.T,
User Rank: Ninja
2/25/2017 | 5:02:08 PM
Re: Look for Core skills
"4th Interview - Management Discussion" I like your interview process. Some of these candidates may not even make 4th interview
Dr.T
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Dr.T,
User Rank: Ninja
2/25/2017 | 4:59:15 PM
Re: Look for Core skills
"The business needs an outcome" That is true. One thing we need to get everyone understand that preventing from a breach is an outcome for the business, that is mostly not visible enough.
Dr.T
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Dr.T,
User Rank: Ninja
2/25/2017 | 4:56:39 PM
Re: They may not exist so you need to teach them right
"My usual response to hiring managers is - "do you really think the guy who invented 'x' is certified in it?" :D" Good point and most likely not. Invention requires new ways of thinking.
Dr.T
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Dr.T,
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2/25/2017 | 4:54:17 PM
Re: Re-thinking
"Security is a tough field to get into without experience. " This is really a good point. You would not rally handle security without good level of experience.
Dr.T
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Dr.T,
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2/25/2017 | 4:53:03 PM
Re: We need to improve the educational pipeline and provide freelance opportunities
"For example, companies will benefit from sharing a virtual CISO by getting expert advice at a lower cost than full-time" This is really a great idea. That would benefits both companies and the candidates.
Dr.T
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Dr.T,
User Rank: Ninja
2/25/2017 | 4:50:23 PM
Re: True but..
"Isn't that the same with all job candidates? " Good point. That is what I was thinking when I post my first message. This is the case in all IT in general.
Dr.T
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Dr.T,
User Rank: Ninja
2/25/2017 | 4:49:05 PM
Re: Bah. Loaded descriptor.
"Are we talking "able to do the job," or are we talking "meets 100% of all the supposed qualifiers that HR thinks the job requires"?" Really good point. There should not be a gab between those two actually.
Dr.T
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Dr.T,
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2/25/2017 | 4:45:36 PM
Re: They may not exist so you need to teach them right
"The survey presented states that 70 percent of companies require certifications for a position. While that is not 100%, " Good questions. Sometime certification does not really represent the skills and knowledge unfortunately.
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