Downers Grove, Illinois, January 25, 2023 /PR Newswire/ — Organizations must adopt a multi-pronged approach involving new strategies and tactics to address the global shortage of cybersecurity professionals. CompTIA is a non-profit organization for the information technology (IT) industry and workforce.
The global cyber workforce was one of the issues discussed at the recent conference. Cyber Future Dialogue 2023 of Davos, Switzerland. Gordon PerosSenior Vice President, Employer Engagement, CompTIA were among the dozens of executives who attended the conference.
“The cybersecurity workforce problem is real and felt globally,” Perros said. “All businesses compete for talent, knowledge and solutions in an ever-evolving environment.”
“The cyber workforce debate has elicited a wide range of views because there is nothing you can do to rely on technology to solve it,” Perros continued. “This view is wishful thinking, and I hope that one day we can automate our way out of this talent shortage. Automation holds promise, but human reasoning, strategic decision making, design, support, and our We need intervention to remediate many of the evolving attacks we see today.”
Creating a multi-pronged approach to building or expanding a cybersecurity workforce requires organizations to blend current practices with new ways of thinking. The best solution is to look at the tech talent they’re already hiring.
“If you have seasoned and experienced network administrators and engineers, system administrators, or others who understand the fundamentals of IT and networking, upskilling these individuals into cybersecurity roles can It could be the best immediate solution to fill the position of ,” said Pelosse.
Employers also need to expand the pool of candidates they want to hire. College is a great option for many, but it’s not for everyone.
“Bootcamps, technical training classes, self-study, industry certifications, and other methods can produce excellent candidates for cybersecurity roles and other technical positions without requiring an advanced degree,” said Pelosse. says Mr.
CompTIA’s latest State of Cybersecurity report found relatively slow progress in the general state of cybersecurity. Few believe that dramatic improvements are taking place, especially in developed regions. Nearly everyone feels there is room for improvement. ”
Addressing these challenges requires a high degree of cooperation between employers, industry, education and training institutions, and others.
“With a global presence and a history of promoting joint solutions to common problems, CompTIA is uniquely positioned to meet the challenges of the cybersecurity workforce,” concludes Pelosse.
CompTIA offers training programs and Certification For cybersecurity professionals, career insight, best practices and guides, research, and CompTIA Cybersecurity Trustmark, an institutional credential of the Managed Service Provider (MSP) community.
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