Fact or Fiction: Is There a Cyber Skills Gap? (Sponsored by Wired Relations)

March 25, 2021 9:15 AM

There is much discussion of a skills gap within cybersecurity. But is there really a lack of qualified candidates on the job seekers market? Or are employer expectations limiting the talent pool? Is the picture the same globally? What are the regional differences? In this session we explore how the industry can address the skills gap and the work that is being done across the full talent and training pipeline, including on non-traditional routes into the profession.

  • Catherine Chapman, Cyber Security Journalist and Founding Board Member, InfoSec Hoppers
  • Gary Fildes, Cyber Security and Information Security Principal Instructor, Office for Nuclear Regulation
  • Jawad Khalid Mirza, Chief Information Security Officer, Askari Bank and Chairman Cyber Security Forum – Pakistan Banking Association
  • Confidence Staveley, Founder & Executive Director of CyberSafe Foundation