Now is not the time to introduce professionalism standards into the rapidly changing and diverse field of cyber security, especially given the current staffing shortages in the field, according to a new report by the National Research Council of the National Academy of Sciences.
Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) was recently designated as a Center of Excellence in Cybersecurity Research in a program jointly managed by the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security, according to a WPI press release.
For the next generation of enterprise security leaders, is there a clear path forward to success? Enterprise security leaders discuss mentorships, education, certifications and the skills new CSOs and CISOs will need to succeed in their evolving roles and bring value to the business. But the problem is: with existing security leadership roles varying so widely, is the development of a uniform skill set even possible?