As cyber threats of increasing scope and sophistication heighten the need for enhanced security and resilience, the current “Great Resignation” has only intensified the cyber talent shortage. As a result, education and training on the latest cyber tradecraft is a must-have for attracting and retaining in-demand talent. How can organizations maintain good cyber hygiene while also appealing to talent in today’s virtual and hybrid work environments?
Booz Allen Vice President Becky Robertson and Director Garrettson Blight discussed these challenges and more at the Infosec Inspire User Conference, a recent virtual event exploring the “human side of cybersecurity," which spans everything from strengthening cyber awareness to building and upskilling the cybersecurity workforce.
Robertson leads hundreds of digital solutions, engineering and science, and analytics professionals at Booz Allen. Blight leads Booz Allen’s DarkLabs, a team of the firm’s top security researchers, penetration testers, reverse engineers, network analysts, and data scientists. Here are key takeaways from their discussions: