Solving Security’s People Problem by Expanding the Talent Pool

Virtual October 21, 2020 1:00 pm - 1:40 pm Feedback     

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Ning Wang

Cybersecurity issues are plaguing organizations large and small today, and not only due to technical issues. With the wide variety of tools available to cybercriminals, there is a significant need to introduce more qualified defenders to level the playing field. However, this is far from reality due to a well-documented skills gap – a problem that many understand but few know how to solve. In this presentation, we will discuss techniques for building a more inclusive security community and addressing the skills gap by attracting candidates from a wider, more diverse talent pool.