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How Security Vendors Can Address the Cybersecurity Talent Shortage
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Dr.T
Dr.T,
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5/29/2019 | 8:13:01 AM
Gap
For cybersecurity vendors, this provides a means for their subject matter experts to share their knowledge Agree. Vendors are the experts, they have the knowledge to close the gap.
Dr.T
Dr.T,
User Rank: Ninja
5/29/2019 | 8:11:22 AM
Education
Closing the skills gap involves educating not just those within the education system or the future work force but also current employees who may be unwittingly weakening the company's security posture. This is really a good point, current employees could be good resources to make the shift to security.
Dr.T
Dr.T,
User Rank: Ninja
5/29/2019 | 8:08:10 AM
Re: Apprenticeships
Apprenticeships are key to the solution Good point. We need all the help we can get.
Dr.T
Dr.T,
User Rank: Ninja
5/29/2019 | 8:01:46 AM
Re: Education is for everybody
if you practice doing- you are up to 75%. It is good and important point. Practices and utilizing tools.
Dr.T
Dr.T,
User Rank: Ninja
5/29/2019 | 8:00:01 AM
Good point
Cybersecurity vendors have a responsibility and a role to play in helping with education This is really a good point. We need all resources for security.
ReinierMoquete
ReinierMoquete,
User Rank: Apprentice
5/25/2019 | 11:16:03 AM
Apprenticeships
Apprenticeships are key to the solution and in Massachusetts we are addressing this challenge via CyberWarrior Academy (www.CyberWarrior.org) — please reach out if you'd like to bring the program to your state.
ealmer
ealmer,
User Rank: Author
5/24/2019 | 11:19:48 AM
Education is for everybody
Fully agree - everybody can and should learn. If you read - you remember 10%, if you practice doing- you are up to 75%.  Vendors' training is the best place to take people up the learning pyramid by running real cyber scenarios with vendors' tools

 

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