Developing the modern SOC analyst: A report on 360 upskilling
The rampant talent and skills shortage in cybersecurity is arguably most notable in SOC teams. Demand for security analysts alone is expected to be 150% higher than the average growth projected for all occupations.
To support SOC professionals and leaders on the frontlines of security, our research uncovers the most sought-after skills for the modern analyst. Survey insights also reveal a shift in how today’s professionals plan their careers between offensive and defensive cybersecurity roles.
What you’ll learn about:
The fundamental skills that set the foundation for today’s analysts, as voted by different tiers of the SOC (including incident responders, threat detection specialists, and SOC managers).
Which skills are considered the most important over the next five years for analysts.
How security leaders can address burnout and talent shortages with upskilling programs that support the career goals of defensive security professionals.