On this episode of My TechDecisions Podcast, Associate Editor Zachary Comeau talks to Simone Petrella, CEO of cybersecurity workforce development company CyberVista, about how COVID-19 has transformed the cybersecurity and IT industry and how organizations should conduct cybersecurity personnel hiring in the new normal.
The world is still adjusting to the coronavirus pandemic and remote work, and that includes the IT and cybersecurity workforce. Cybercriminals and state actors are seizing the opportunity and are attacking that remote workforce, and that’s changing the cybersecurity workforce and how IT security professionals are hired.
Recent studies suggest security professionals are being repurposed into general IT to accommodate remote work needs, so Petrella and her team are working with organizations to redefine cybersecurity talent requirements and attract the right kind of talent to fill those roles.
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Listen to My TechDecisions Podcast Episode 83: COVID-19’s Effect on the Cybersecurity Workforce