Has your organization tried retraining existing resources to join cybersecurity?

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VP, Director of Cyber Incident Response in Finance (non-banking), 10,001+ employees
We’ve started a program for retraining some of the workforce on a volunteer basis. The program gives people an opportunity to look for a career inside the bank that they might not have been able to enter otherwise. I get a handful of bank employees and give them a crash course in cybersecurity. Then they come to work in my security operation center (SOC).

It’s a career with good job security. I tell them, "As long as there's somebody in the company who likes to click on whatever they’re sent, you’ll have a job. Whether they’re opening an email, or clicking on a button to enter their password into some document, we have a job.” They all laugh at that, but it's true.
VP of Information Security in Finance (non-banking), 1,001 - 5,000 employees
Yes we have and continue to.
CISO in Finance (non-banking), 10,001+ employees
Yes we did and cyber security is the need of the hour and we trained staff from another IT teams and some of them are part of Information Security team now. 

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