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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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featuring Lou Rabon

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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featuring Gary Hayslip

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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