How to survive the cyber­security labor shortage

Smart companies are finding new ways to develop great security talent

The demand for skilled security specialists is one of the biggest challenges facing businesses today. The explosive growth of cloud services, mobile devices, and IoT connectivity has created huge demand for more security personnel. Companies need more people to stay on top of an exponentially larger number of security threats, but the volume of security pros coming from traditional sources hasn’t kept pace.

Some day, AI and process automation may reduce the need for human security experts inside organizations. Meanwhile smart companies are finding creative ways to develop security talent.