Gartner Research

Develop Existing Security Staff to Excel in the Digital Era

Published: 15 July 2018

ID: G00355848

Analyst(s): Information Risk Research Team


CISOs must disproportionately invest in developing existing staff to address Security’s talent challenges, rather than defaulting to externally sourcing new skills. Low-cost development adjustments, such as better feedback processes and more targeted efforts, can also lead to improved outcomes.

Table Of Contents

Prepare Security for Digitization by Boosting Staff Development

1. Anchor Development on Competencies, Not Just Technical Skills

2. Improve Manager-Led Talent Development

3. Focus Development Resources Disproportionately on Middle Performers

4. Build Processes that Facilitate Valuable Feedback


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