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IDG Contributor Network: Getting your foot in the door of the security industry

Discussion in 'CSO' started by RSS, Mar 11, 2016.

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    RSS New Member Member

    I've spoken with and read a lot about the dreadful shortage of talent in the security industry, but I also wonder if there really is the great dearth of candidates that companies are claiming. Is the problem not so much that there really aren't enough skilled men and women to fill these 1.5 million jobs, or is the problem more with the pre-requisite level of experience companies want from new hires?

    For those security newbs who are looking to get a foot in the door, perhaps you might be better off taking a more circuitous path than the traditional front door. A lot has been written about training from within, so maybe your best bet is to just get in by any means. Once you've landed that mail room position, you can start showing off your skill sets and move on over to the security team.

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