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Webinar | What Security Hiring Managers really want

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Stuart Mitchell

In this webinar, we leveraged the hiring insights of Renana Friedlich-Barsky, Director and Global Head of Cybersecurity Operations at PayPal, who offered her unique perspectives on what hiring managers really want to see from candidates in the cyber security space.

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Webinar: How to Build the 'Perfect' Security Roadmap

David Struth

This Cyber Security focused webinar session, featuring a host of tenured CISO's, will take you through the challenges and best practices associated with creating the perfect security roadmap.

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Stuart Talks Security: Engaging the board around cyber investment

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Stuart Mitchell

In this latest edition of Stuart Talks Security we spent some time with Taylor Hersom, VP of Business Development & CSO of CyberCompass, to discuss best practices when dealing with the board to get buy-in for investment in cyber security initiatives.

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Stuart Talks Security: You've been hired as a CISO now what?

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Stuart Mitchell

In this latest edition of Stuart Talks Security, we met up with Tyler Ward, VP of Security at Infinite Group to discuss cyber security recruitment as well as the key considerations that CISO's should think about when inheriting a new security program.

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76% of cyber security leaders face skills shortage in fight to improve the value proposition

David Struth

London – 28 April 2020 – The latest findings of the Stott and May Cyber Security in Focus research reveal that leaders are still struggling with the skills gap and access to talent. Most respondents (76%) believe there is a shortage of cyber security skills in their company, which represents an improvement on 2019 (88%), however, the problem still seems more potent for mid-market and large enterprise businesses. Organisations are still struggling to source cyber security talent (72%) with no material improvement around time-to-hire from 2019.

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Cyber Security Infographic: The Route to Business Impact

David Struth

Check out all the latest findings from our Cyber Security in Focus 2020 research report. Our infographic examines the journey to ensuring that cyber security functions make a significant impact on the business from strategy execution through to improving the value proposition. We discuss the challenges surrounding cyber security recruitment and provide tips on how to create a culture of security. Find out where the hurdles and opportunities are in a quick digestible format. 

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Stuart Talks Security: 'You can't go back to paper' featuring Lou Rabon, CEO @ CDG

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Stuart Mitchell

In our latest edition of Stuart Talks Security we welcome Lou Rabon, CEO of CDG, to the podcast to talk all things incident response. This podcast 'You can't go back to paper' explores how to define incidents through to the importance of having a well rehearsed response plan or policy in place. Lou shares his experience in the shape of war stories, the need to have the basics in place in terms of multi-factor authentication, the impact of the cloud on incident response and so much more.   

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Stuart Talks Security: The one with the predictions & resolutions featuring Gary Hayslip, CISO @ Webroot

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Stuart Mitchell

We are almost through the first quarter of the year and social media has been full of posts (some original others copied and pasted) around key predictions for the cyber security industry in 2019. In this episode of Stuart Talks Security we took the chance to catch up with Gary Hayslip, VP CISO at Webroot, to get his unique take on what should be front of mind for security leaders this year. 

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Stuart talks Security: Hiring Managers - It's time to look closer to home

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Stuart Mitchell

What’s the first thing you do when you are looking for security talent? Post a job on LinkedIn? Contact your internal recruiter or your external partner? It might surprise you to hear this from a recruiter but it's often prudent to start your search a little closer to home. In fact a CISO we spoke to in our recent CISO Survival Guide stated "Skills are important but given the shortage that exists it’s rare that you will find a candidate that has every attribute you are looking for. In such cases it’s often a good idea to develop from within where you’ll find people that know the business and know the stakeholders – that’s a great starting point."

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Stuart talks Security: Hiring Managers - know what you want

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Stuart Mitchell

Hiring in security is tough, we know that. Our Cyber Security in Focus research suggests that 79% of hiring managers take more than 8 weeks to source mid-senior security professionals. It’s not easy. There are plenty of landmines in the process from getting the brief right with talent acquisition, accessing the right volume of resumes and getting employment offers accepted to name just a few. That’s why it’s essential that you start the journey with a clear picture of what ‘good’ looks like. Hiring in security gets a whole load tougher when you don’t know or aren’t realistic about what you want.
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