Tackling the Cybersecurity Talent Shortage, One Alert at a Time

Tackling the Cybersecurity Talent Shortage, One Alert at a Time

Without question, there’s an acute shortage of cybersecurity talent, with approximately one million open cybersecurity jobs in the world today.

The age-old cure for any skills shortage is to outsource and make staffing someone else’s problem. In the cybersecurity market, this means turning to security service providers to augment or replace internal security functions. Considering today’s challenges, it’s not surprising that event analysis and investigation is one of the prime areas of outsourcing for enterprise security organizations.

While outsourcing this function certainly shifts the burden of hiring onto the service provider, security remains a shared function.

Alin Srivastava, VP of Business Development at CRITICALSTART, in his article for Information Management, discusses the importance of overcoming “alert tyranny” to reduce headcount and key ways you can address the issue.

 

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Featured in Information Management | July 24, 2019