Overcoming the Skills Gap With On-the-Job Training

Much has been written about the skills gap in terms of the lack of qualified security practitioners to fill the roles available within organizations. In fact, the skills gap is currently one of the top concerns for CISOs, and the situation is poised to get event worse.

A recent Frost & Sullivan report looked at the importance of the millennial generation in filling the skills gap, which it estimated will amount to 1.8 million information security workers by 2020. Millennials will be critical for closing this gap, since they will form an even larger cohort than the baby boomer generation.

Click here to read Fran Howarth’s complete article from the SecurityIntelligence website. 

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