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Hyperproof Reveals the Landscape of Modern Cybersecurity Risk Management

This post by Hyperproof is a great overview of the current state of cybersecurity risk management and is 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 addresses how to articulate risk in a way which sharpens your ability to get budget approval for the people and other resources needed to be effective. It also deep dives into 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 Amanda Tilly, VP, Information Security Manager at OceanFirst Bank. Amanda’s contribution to Can. Trust. Will.: Hiring for the Human Element in the New Age of Cybersecurity centers around how technical skills, risk management, and behavioral characteristics should be balanced to achieve successful cybersecurity outcomes.

One of the things Amanda told us was: “In my opinion, information security is ultimately risk management. Sure, you need to have the technical understanding and layers of controls and tools to identify, protect, detect, respond, and recover, but at its core, information security manages the risk to the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of an organization's information. That understanding sets you apart in infosec; you can learn the technical aspects. It's those innate traits of wanting to learn, wanting to solve the puzzle, an ability to communicate clearly, keep calm under pressure, and a strong moral compass - that you need to be successful in information security.” 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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