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The Security Current Podcast features CISO-led interviews with industry thought leaders about key challenges, best practices and innovative approaches to information security, risk and privacy.

Dec 15, 2014

There is a shortage of operational security professionals, with approximately 100,000 open positions seeking technically qualified people. Supporting education in STEM, sourcing ex-military and promoting people from the ranks of general information technology are some of the ways the market is working to fill the gap.

securitycurrent's Vic Wheatman speaks with John Pescatore, securitycurrent's Ask Mr. Security Answer Person and the SANS Institute Director of Emerging Security Trends about the pressing nature of the problem.