“Hackers are not being given the opportunity to do good with their skills”

Diversity is the key to making sure you’re getting the best from the talent pool…:

[…] Corporate culture is stifling this creative talent too, with its obsession with hiring by numbers based on accreditations or the achievement of qualifications required by legacy admissions processes. In the absence of their own technical knowledge, for example, an HR team seeking to hire cyber talent will tend to look out for recognised certificates or professional accreditation on a candidate’s CV. As a result, genuine talent can be overlooked simply by virtue of not having taken the right exams. […]

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