Cybersecurity’s Disastrous Game of Chicken
There’s no defined pathway for a cybersecurity career — here’s why that’s a problem, and how to solve it.
Not too long ago I presented at my first Meetup focused on cyber careers. The more than 30 people in the audience were mostly men of all ages (more on this below), with backgrounds ranging from from first-time students to transitioning IT professionals. Some were frustrated that the time and money they spent to get a cybersecurity degree hadn’t resulted in any significant job prospects. Others knew they were interested in “breaking into” cybersecurity but didn’t know where to start or what part of the industry they should even pursue…
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