ISACA recently published their 2015 Global Cybersecurity Status Report survey, which estimates that there is a worldwide shortage of 600 to 900 thousand cyber security professionals, while 62% of organizations feel unprepared to fend off a sophisticated attack. With someone who’s ‘been there, done that’ for over 20 years in cyber security, this podcast explores some of the causes behind the shortage and what to do about it if you yourself can’t find enough workers.
Tyrone E. Wilson is a Cyber Security Analyst and Subject Matter Expert (SME) with nearly 20 years of operational cyber security experience. He has led fusion teams tracking advanced persistent threats at various DoD agencies and has performed penetration tests on many large enterprises. He is also the organizer of the D.C. Cyber Security Professionals, an 1100+ person Information Security meetup group. A Veteran of nearly 20 years, Tyrone currently serves as an U.S. Army Reservist at the 1st Information Operations Command. For the last two years he served as the Cyber Detachment Non-Commissioned Officer in Charge and as a primary instructor overseeing the development and delivery of Information Security, Penetration Testing and IPv6 training.