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Burning Glass Shows Every Business has Different Cybersecurity Hiring Needs


This article by Burning Glass articulates why every company must hire based on what it needs for each specific cybersecurity job role and describes the pitfalls of hiring based on generic industry standards. It’s well worth the time to read!


Now available for presale on Amazon, Can. Trust. Will.: Hiring for the Human Element in the New Age of Cybersecurity is packed with insights into solving the cybersecurity hiring crisis including Chapter One: Identifying Your Cybersecurity Hiring Need. This chapter focuses on understanding how deeply cybersecurity impacts all aspects of business operations and how behaviors correlate to successful cybersecurity outcomes. Also included are insightful commentary from CIOs, CISOs, Talent Recruiters, Cybersecurity Professional Service Providers, Consultants, Private Sector Attorneys, Academics and U.S. Government Officials.


Today’s highlight is the contribution from Bob Keegan, Vice President, Cloud/Dev Ops and Cyber Security Recruitment at Mitchell Martin, Inc. Bob’s contribution to Can. Trust. Will.: Hiring for the Human Element in the New Age of Cybersecurity center on describing the importance of understanding what the business actually needs before the candidate search begins.


One of the things Bob told us was: “We want to get really close to the client, to really thoroughly understand their business and what they need - not just a body, but what is your business, and what's gonna happen to your business if you don't get these resources in place. You have to have deeper discussions and drill down what they really need, not what they want but what they really need. And the same thing with candidates - we really whittle down to the finish line with these guys.” We agree!


Here’s a bit more about the Can. Trust. Will.® System.


Building a successful cybersecurity team is no longer optional. Cyberthreats evolve at a staggering pace, and effective cybersecurity operations depend on successful teams. Unfortunately, statistics continue to illustrate that employers are not finding the people they need. The Can. Trust. Will.® System guides the C-Suite, HR professionals and talent acquisition to build unbeatable cybersecurity teams through advanced hiring processes and focused on-boarding programs. Additionally, this book details how successful cybersecurity ecosystems are best built and sustained, with expert analysis from high- level government officials, Fortune 500 CSOs and CISOs, risk managers, and even a few techies. Those already in the field (and newbies) will glean invaluable knowledge about how to find their most effective position within a cybersecurity ecosystem. In a tech-driven environment, cybersecurity is fundamentally a human problem: and the first step is to hire for the human element.


Don’t miss out on Can. Trust. Will. Hiring for the Human Element in the New Age of Cybersecurity. Pre-order on Amazon today!

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