How will we fill the cybersecurity talent gap?
Ning Wang, CEO of OffSec, discusses the ongoing cybersecurity skills gap and why diversifying hiring approaches will be key to rectifying it.
As cyberattacks become more sophisticated, the need for experts with the right skillsets grows. And yet, the cybersecurity industry is facing a massive talent shortage across the globe, which the ongoing pandemic has shone a spotlight on.
Ning Wang is CEO of Offensive Security (OffSec), which specialises in infosec training and penetration testing. She has more than 20 years’ experience in the tech industry, previously holding COO, CTO and CFO roles at companies such as HackerOne, Eucalyptus and Lynda.
Here, Wang discusses the cybersecurity talent gap, the gender gap and the skills that will be needed for the future.