Gartner Research

Recruit Security Staff for the Digital Era

Published: 15 July 2018

ID: G00355849

Analyst(s): Information Risk Research Team


Digitization increases the demand for security expertise and requires security staff to play a more diverse range of roles. Leading CISOs recognize that recruiting talent in this environment requires expanding the talent pool through a variety of discrete tactics.

Table Of Contents

Navigate Security Recruiting Challenges by Expanding Your Talent Pool

1. Make Hiring Requirements More Realistic

Tactic 1: Don’t Overlook Competencies in Your Hiring Process

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Tactic 2: Identify Adjacent Search Criteria

2. Embrace Diversity by Hiring from Nontraditional Sources

3. Look Beyond Those Actively Searching for Jobs

4. Build and Promote an Effective Employee Value Proposition

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