Episode Notes

The scope of the great cybersecurity talent shortage is real. Kristopher Fador, CISO at Bank of America details where the greatest concentration of the shortage is, how to build a good cybersecurity talent pipeline for financial firms of all sizes, and how he views retention and attrition.

Highlights

(3:44) – The dangers of a lack of mid to senior level talent

(7:09) – How Bank of America builds a good cyber talent pipeline

(10:10) – Suggestions for smaller firms on building a pipeline of cyber talent

(11:16) – How Bank of America focuses on neurodiversity 

(12:58) – A different perspective on retention and attrition

(16:41) – Advice to CISOs and other leaders struggling with talent shortage amid operational changes and economic challenges

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