Doug Bedell — December 19, 2017, 1:32 pm

A Sure Thing in 2018: Growing Cybersecurity Challenges

The need for ever-more sophisticated skills to recognize and deal with cybersecurity breaches is growing. The DarkReading blog lists and discusses the Top 8 such skills that will be needed in 2018.

“IT staffs should be aware that the cybersecurity industry is undergoing a shift from a laser focus on the perimeter to detection and response, says Gus DeCamaro, Korn Ferry’s North America practice leader for information technology and cybersecurity.

“As a result, IT professionals who possess a natural curiosity and love to solve mysteries may be well-suited for this 2018 shift that calls for threat hunting and incident response skills, career and job experts say.”

Something like the Lone Ranger and Sherlock Holmes combined – with a computer at the ready.

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