Research suggests cybersecurity skills shortage is getting worse

Research suggests cybersecurity skills shortage is getting worse

New data reveals growing skills gaps that represent an existential threat. What should organizations do?

01/11/18

Endpoint security as a service will grow in 2018

Endpoint security as a service will grow in 2018

Organizations want help with endpoint security areas, including data loss prevention, enterprise risk management, and threat hunting.

01/09/18

CISOs should examine commercial SOAPA offerings in 2018

CISOs should examine commercial SOAPA offerings in 2018

Leading vendors are putting together proprietary SOAPA solutions. CISOs should establish an evaluation team tasked with looking for viable options.

01/04/18

Why do CISOs change jobs so frequently?

Why do CISOs change jobs so frequently?

Aside from earning more money, CISOs pursue other opportunities when current employers minimize cybersecurity commitments and efforts.

01/02/18

New Year’s resolutions for CISOs

New Year’s resolutions for CISOs

Security leaders must move closer to the business, improve staff productivity and modernize security technology infrastructure.

12/21/17

Cybersecurity past to predict the future

Cybersecurity past to predict the future

Organizations will continue to embrace the NIST cybersecurity framework, bolster training, and increase budgets.

12/19/17

A few cybersecurity predictions for 2018

A few cybersecurity predictions for 2018

Look for cloud computing chaos, high-end services, technology consolidation/integration, machine learning ubiquity, and a GDPR mess.

12/14/17

What defines job satisfaction for cybersecurity professionals?

What defines job satisfaction for cybersecurity professionals?

To keep the information security team happy, organizations must offer competitive compensation, career advancement and a commitment to strong security.

12/12/17

3 advanced prevention technologies expected to grow in 2018

3 advanced prevention technologies expected to grow in 2018

New advanced protection technologies will help organizations decrease the attack surface and simplify security operations.

12/08/17

Cybersecurity professionals aren’t keeping up with training

Cybersecurity professionals aren’t keeping up with training

While information security professionals agree that continuous training is important, they are too busy to keep up.

12/05/17

2018: The year of advanced threat prevention

2018: The year of advanced threat prevention

In 2018, leading organizations will adopt new technologies to help them decrease the attack surface and block attacks in real time.

11/30/17

Cybersecurity skills shortage creating recruitment chaos

Cybersecurity skills shortage creating recruitment chaos

Because of the global cybersecurity skills shortage, nearly half of all cybersecurity professionals are solicited to consider other jobs at least once per week.

11/28/17

Enterprises must address Internet of Identities challenges

Enterprises must address Internet of Identities challenges

No one owns identity at many organizations and identity skills are lacking. In lieu of a solution, these issues could lead to IoT roadblocks and security vulnerabilities.

11/22/17

The cybersecurity skills shortage acts as a root cause for security events

The cybersecurity skills shortage acts as a root cause for security events

New research from ESG and ISSA reveals that a lack of training, inadequate cybersecurity staffing, and business apathy contribute to security events.

11/20/17

Acute cybersecurity skills shortage areas

Acute cybersecurity skills shortage areas

Security analysts/investigators, application security specialists, and cloud security skills top a long list of skills deficits.

11/16/17

Research confirms the cybersecurity skills shortage is an existential threat

Research confirms the cybersecurity skills shortage is an existential threat

ESG research with ISSA shows that organizations don’t have the right levels of cybersecurity personnel, skills and ongoing training to keep up with cyber risk.

11/14/17

The cybersecurity skills shortage impacts security operations

The cybersecurity skills shortage impacts security operations

Large organizations are understaffed and lack the right skills for things such as threat hunting, prioritizing alerts, and forensic investigations.

11/09/17

Identity management to-do list aligns with cybersecurity

Identity management to-do list aligns with cybersecurity

Large organizations want to monitor user activities, move to multi-factor authentication, and get security more involved with IAM decisions.

11/07/17

Endpoint security needs 'efficient efficacy'

Endpoint security needs 'efficient efficacy'

Enterprise organizations want new endpoint security tools that prevent exploits and malware better and streamline operations.

11/02/17

The internet of identities is coming and will bring massive IAM changes

The internet of identities is coming and will bring massive IAM changes

New demands for scale, security and machine learning will support massive proliferation of internet-connected devices.

10/31/17

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