TechTarget: Invest in new security talent with cybersecurity mentorships
On June 16, 2020, NetSPI Managing Director Nabil Hannan was featured in TechTarget.
What do NVIDIA’s Jensen Huang, Salesforce’s Marc Benioff and Microsoft’s Satya Nadella have in common? They were all deemed the greatest business leaders of 2019, according to Harvard Business Review’s “The CEO 100” list. But another commonality they share is that each have had mentors to help guide them through their careers in technology and get them to where they are today.
Mentorship is critical in every industry but given the immense opportunity for career growth in the cybersecurity industry today, having the right guidance is a must. The industry faces many challenges from a staffing perspective — from the skills shortage to employee burnout — making the role of a mentor that much more important as others navigate these challenges. While mentorship is often considered subjective, there are a few best practices to follow to ensure you’re establishing a solid foundation in the mutually beneficial relationship, not only to help new talent navigate the industry, but also to help strengthen the industry as a whole. First, let’s explore what to look for when hiring new cybersecurity talent.
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