Top 10 ways to retain IT security talent

With the pressure that a data breach can place on a company, the IT pro often doesn’t stick around long.

retain IT security talent

Keep ‘em around

With the growing number of threats, it's vital for companies to hire — and retain — the best and brightest IT security employees. But, with IT hiring above the national average of 44 percent and the average employee tenure in the IT industry only being three years, employers need to explore new ways to not only attract talent, but avoid burnout and keep that coveted talent around.

The following tips from Derek Brost, who is CISSP certified and director of engineering for Bluelock, examine some of the steps businesses can take to retain IT security employees.

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