Tips on Recruiting, Retaining Cybersecurity StaffProfessor Keith Martin Offers Insights
To recruit and retain cybersecurity specialists, organizations must "stop expecting people just to be sort of 'focused monkeys' and doing one particular task and turning the handle," says Keith Martin, professor of information security at Royal Holloway University in the U.K.
Instead, he advises organizations to "give people room to grow and develop within an organization."
In a video interview with Information Security Media Group, Martin discusses:
- More tips for security leaders on how they can better recruit and retain staff;
- Royal Holloway University's cybersecurity Ph.D. program's approach to preparing the next generation of cybersecurity leaders;
- How Ph.D. programs are adapting to keep up with today's dynamic threat landscape;
In addition to serving as a professor at Royal Holloway University, Martin is director of the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council's Center for Doctoral Training in Cyber Security for the Everyday.