An interesting analysis in Digital Shadows recently spoke about the hiring shortage that has befallen the black-hat hacker community. While most enterprise IT managers are frustrated about getting skilled cybersecurity personnel for their own teams, there are some unexpected benefits, too.
I spoke to Ron Gula, the CEO of Tenable Security, who has witnessed this situation first-hand. Even though security budgets are increasing, “money can’t make smart people appear out of nowhere,” he told me. Finding new black-hat talent can be just as frustrating as your next legit IT hire.