100 Words On….. The Cyber Skills Gap

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One may argue the Cybersecurity skills gap is partly due to how we fill these roles by overlooking diversity. Thinking we must have a technical background and already be established in Information Technology works against us. While those skills are undoubtedly beneficial, we are missing out on untold numbers of highly skilled and experienced individuals with an aptitude and drive to be outstanding Cybersecurity professionals. We wrongly evaluate them for what they lack rather than possess. Ignoring what they have and denying them an opportunity to realise their potential in our industry ensures the only growth is the skills gap.

The 100 Words Project

Compact thoughts for a digital world

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Real Name: Logan. Chief Sentence Officer (CSO). Aspiring CIO. Cybersecurity Entertainer, Writer & Presenter. Humanity, not machinery. Empathetic & altruistic.

The 100 Words Project

The 100 words project is a personal challenge to condense articles, ideas, and concepts into a format of exactly 100 words, no more and no less. Micro blogs that are easy to digest, thought-provoking, and insightful are the goals of this initiative.

Digitally Vicarious

Written by

Real Name: Logan. Chief Sentence Officer (CSO). Aspiring CIO. Cybersecurity Entertainer, Writer & Presenter. Humanity, not machinery. Empathetic & altruistic.

The 100 Words Project

The 100 words project is a personal challenge to condense articles, ideas, and concepts into a format of exactly 100 words, no more and no less. Micro blogs that are easy to digest, thought-provoking, and insightful are the goals of this initiative.

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