Your cyber security department has some big hurdles when it comes to hiring. In IT, 10 percent of all job postings are in cyber, and the growth rate is 2x faster than other IT jobs.There will be 1.5-2 million unfilled cyber jobs by 2019.
Currently, cyber job postings take 24 percent longer to fill than other IT jobs and 35 percent longer to fill than all job postings. Regardless, you can win the right candidates by executing on these tips.
YOUR SECURITY DEPARTMENT SHOULD OWN THE RECRUITING PROCESS.
Hiring an accountant is a walk in the park compared to what you are trying to accomplish. Security positions are highly specialized, somewhat new, and oftentimes exceeds the network and time restraints of internal HR/Talent.