As a managed services provider, it’s easy to have tunnel vision and focus on the “Grinder” tasks (doing the technical work). However – this blog affords an opportunity to step back and revisit the “Minder” role (manage the business). And that includes keeping abreast of Human Resources (HR) issues such as recruiting talent.
Both public and private sectors alike are engaged in the rapid transition to a new digital economy. To succeed, organizations and government organizations must rely on an evolving digital infrastructure made up of free-ranging endpoint and IoT devices, multi-cloud networks, and a rapidly expanding edge. They also need to manage and secure sophisticated and constantly changing applications, real-time transactions, bandwidth-hungry media and services, and workflows that need to span the entire distributed network. As a result, this growing network complexity and expanding attack surface has created a field day for cyber criminals.
Compounding the challenge, according to a workforce development survey, 59% of organizations have unfilled cyber security positions, with Frost & Sullivan forecasting a shortfall of 1.5 million by 2020.
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