Security skills hard to find because industry is focusing on the wrong things, says panel

Stuart Sumner
clock • 2 min read

A panel of security experts at Computing's recent Enterprise Security and Risk Management event says looking for computer science degrees won't necessarily find you the right people for the job

Security skills are hard to find in the market because recruiters aren't looking for the right qualifications and experience. That's one message to come from a panel of experts, speaking at Comp...

To continue reading this article...

Join Computing

  • Unlimited access to real-time news, analysis and opinion from the technology industry
  • Receive important and breaking news in our daily newsletter
  • Be the first to hear about our events and awards programmes
  • Join live member only interviews with IT leaders at the ‘IT Lounge’; your chance to ask your burning tech questions and have them answered
  • Access to the Computing Delta hub providing market intelligence and research
  • Receive our members-only newsletter with exclusive opinion pieces from senior IT Leaders

Join now

 

Already a Computing member?

Login

You may also like
Don't encourage kids to code, says Nvidia CEO

Skills

AI threatens the future of coding

clock 29 February 2024 • 3 min read
'As easy as ordering a pizza': How National Grid is building digital competency

Strategy

It's about more than just hiring prompt engineers

clock 26 February 2024 • 3 min read
How fractional working could add up for individuals and employers

Skills

Closing the skills gap and boosting representation in a single swoop

clock 15 February 2024 • 5 min read

More on Security

IT Essentials: LockBit and load

IT Essentials: LockBit and load

They fought the law, and the law won - for now

Tom Allen
clock 26 February 2024 • 2 min read
Law enforcement takes down LockBit - updated

Law enforcement takes down LockBit - updated

NCA among the groups under 'Operation Cronos'

Tom Allen
clock 20 February 2024 • 2 min read
Microsoft's chief security advisor joins Cybersecurity Festival 2024

Microsoft's chief security advisor joins Cybersecurity Festival 2024

Sarah Armstrong-Smith will talk AI in security

Tom Allen
clock 19 February 2024 • 1 min read