Recruiting top talent is tough, especially in fields with a scarcity of skilled professionals. Discover effective strategies for hiring and retaining cybersecurity talent.


 Understanding Cyber Recruiting 101 

Cybersecurity in demand due to growing threats. Key areas: Vulnerability, Defense, Incident Response, IAM, SOC, Cloud, Threat Intel, Governance, Skills, Reporting, NICE Framework.

Assessing Cyber Talent   

Cyber comp. req. (entry, mid, senior). Assess talent: Myers/Briggs, Clifton for soft skills. SANS CyberTalent: InfoSec Aptitude, Enhanced Skills incl. Cloud, Cyber Defense, Pen Testing, AppSec, Dig. Forensics, ICS Mgmt.

How to Build a Cyber Security Team  

Issues in hiring: poaching, rigid job desc., clearances. Hiring grads: 2/4 yr, CAE schools. Developing talent: appren., internships, upskill, stretch goals. Managing Cyber workforce: career paths, retention, time to hire, reasons for leaving, high-perf. team. Building cyber practice from existing teams. HR role in retaining talent.

The NICE Workforce for Cyber Security 

Recruiting, developing  and p lanning your cybersecurity workforce

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