Cybersecurity Skills Gap my Arse, I Can’t GIVE my Time Away!

A month ago I wrote the blog ‘Beware of the ‘Pet Rock’ Cybersecurity Vendors‘, in which I offered to give a day of my time away for free. I stated:

Any organisation within a 1 hour train ride from London can have 1 day of my time for ‘free’ as long as the following requirements are fulfilled:

And while those ‘requirements’ were as basic as there were necessary…:

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Skills Gap

Cybersecurity Skills Gap? You’re Clearly Looking in the Wrong Place

Like every other independent security consultant out there, I have to ask; “Cybersecurity skills gap? What the Hell are you talking about?”

I’m not even going to quote the plethora of doomsday statistics, but suffice to say the majority of organisations and Governments believe the cybersecurity skills gap is actually a real thing and getting worse. They have no idea that the experts to solve most security issues are out there with dumbfounded expressions thinking; “I’m sitting RIGHT here?!”

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