The below commentary is an excerpt from a longer white paper being produced by the Silent Sector team on how to hire and retain quality security, and by extension, IT resources. This excerpt addresses finding and hiring IT and security professionals.
In early May of 2019, Microsoft reported that a new security vulnerability had been discovered and could be a tremendous threat to their users. The bug was originally detected by the United Kingdom’s National Cyber Security Centre. Officially tracked “CVE-2019-0708”, but referred to as “BlueKeep”, this exploit is a remote code execution vulnerability that is present in Remote Desktop Services.
The proliferation and race to market for newer, better, and more stable security tools has thoroughly saturated the IT world. Who hasn’t walked through a trade show and seen booth after booth of the latest and greatest tools?