Cybersecurity Skills Shortage: Where Are All the Penetration Testers?
It’s no secret that the security industry suffers from a severe skills shortage. Amongst the many cybersecurity positions companies are currently challenged to fill are penetration testers’ roles. However, of all the skills that are in high demand and short supply, pen testing shouldn’t be one of them. Pen testers are the rock stars of infosec – everyone wants to be a pen tester. Moreover, companies clearly recognize the need for pen testing skills. So, what is the problem?