Cybersecurity managers may choose to overlook the intelligence value provided by script kiddies, but they should not turn their backs on these “amateurs.” They are cyber criminals and have the potential to pose a serious threat to any network.
To accomplish this goal, the university partnered with Phase2 Advantage Cybersecurity and adopted the company’s certification content as its curriculum for the graduate courses. The university also arranged for Phase2 to provide the adjunct instructors to teach the courses in the program.
In 2022 the CyberSeek Supply and Demand Heat Map claims almost 600,000 unfilled cybersecurity positions exist in the United States alone due to “a lack of qualified applicants.” The math of the shortage and job placement trend doesn’t add up.
Many organizations attempt to create a Security Operations Center (SOC) team without a comprehensive plan or an understanding of the needs driving the initiative.
To err is human. To shift from abductive reasoning “on demand” to correct unintended errors in assessments when conducting threat intelligence analysis requires discipline and training.
Phase2 Advantage’s Director of Operations, Michael I. Kaplan, is an Army veteran who understands the necessity for available assistance for transitioning service-members.