The hiring shortage hits the black hats too

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.

You can read my story posted today on here.


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