Training & Security Leadership

Addressing the Cybersecurity Skills Gap

John McCumber of (ISC)2 on Recent Findings of the Annual Workforce Survey
John McCumber, director of cybersecurity advocacy, (ISC)2

What are the silver linings to the cybersecurity skills shortage? Employee satisfaction and increasing diversity, says John McCumber of (ISC)2.

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In a video interview with Information Security Media Group at RSA 2020, McCumber also discusses:

  • 30 years of (ISC)2;
  • Findings of the (ISC)2 2020 Workforce Survey;
  • Key takeaways and observations from RSAC 2020.

McCumber is the director of cybersecurity advocacy, North America, for (ISC)2. In this newly established role, he represents (ISC)2's 145,000-plus members as their spokesperson for the profession of cybersecurity. His duties require him to work with legislators on Capitol Hill and provide strategic input to national and international committees on critical cybersecurity issues.


About the Author

Nick Holland

Nick Holland

Director, Banking and Payments

Holland, an experienced security analyst, has spent the last decade focusing on the intersection of digital banking, payments and security technologies. He has spoken at a variety of conferences and events, including Mobile World Congress, Money2020, Next Bank and SXSW, and has been quoted by The Wall Street Journal, CNN Money, MSNBC, NPR, Forbes, Fortune, BusinessWeek, Time Magazine, The Economist and the Financial Times. He holds an MSc degree in information systems management from the University of Stirling, Scotland.




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