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Security 101: How Businesses and Schools Bridge the Talent Gap

Cybersecurity is a fast-moving field and education has a hard time keeping up. Traditional colleges and universities are often behind the curve when it comes to cybersecurity, so how are future security engineers and CISOs learning the ropes? How will companies find them? And, when they do, how can they determine who truly has the skills they’re looking for? The demand for security talent only continues to rise. In its 2018 Cybersecurity Workforce Study, (ISC)² found the global shortage of security experts has hit 2.93 million. More than 63% of respondents report a lack of security staff; 60% say it puts them at moderate to extreme risk.