Here are some important numbers to consider when thinking about the personnel and technology required to keep your network and your data safe:
- Over two thirds of all network compromises are not discovered for months.
- The average cost to a business for each record lost to a data breach is $148.
Now consider that, according to Cybersecurity Ventures, there will be over 3.5 million cybersecurity job vacancies by 2021. These gaps run the gamut from the heart of the datacenter up to the executive suite, including CISO and CSO positions.
In a world where there appears to be a never-ending torrent of malware, ransomware and coordinated attacks, the gap between attackers and defenders is growing seemingly every day. How are businesses supposed to prepare for their future if they are not fully staffed and ready to protect their present?
In today’s special LIVE episode of InSecurity, Matt Stephenson talks with Huntsource™ Co-Founders Matt Donato and Jack Hall about the ever-growing cybersecurity skills shortage.
Huntsource seeks to arm businesses with the highest quality talent needed to effectively combat the various security risks that threaten them on a daily basis.
They strive to be the preeminent and comprehensive Information and Cyber Security Professional Search and Talent Solutions firm, putting people and customers at the center of everything.
Their focus areas include cyber and information security. Protecting its infrastructure is vital to keeping a company safe.
About Matt Donato
Matt Donato is the Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Huntsource. He has 12+ years of experience in the staffing, executive search, and talent solutions industry.
He is a seasoned leader and recruiting industry expert. Over the years his experience has included leading a variety of strategic and tactical operations functions, business development, key account relationship management, recruiting, organizational (Read more...)
*** This is a Security Bloggers Network syndicated blog from Cylance Blog authored by Cylance Podcasts. Read the original post at: https://threatmatrix.cylance.com/en_us/home/insecurity-podcast-cyber-skills-shortage-is-a-matter-of-national-security.html