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Budget and Talent Shortfalls

Price: $19.00

*(ISC)² Members/Associates can access this course for free by logging into your Member Portal for more information.


This article explores how to determine the budget and staffing you need to protect your organization’s digital assets and infrastructure.

Course Summary

You know that a robust cybersecurity program is vital to the success of any organization—large or small. In an ideal world, CISOs have ample funding for staffing and well-qualified candidates are readily available. But a post-pandemic world is not ideal—with the recent recession and talent shortage, qualified personnel are difficult to find. How will you ensure that your organization has the financial support and staffing to sustain your cybersecurity needs? As a security leader in your business, you must determine how much to budget for cybersecurity, assess where to allocate those funds, and ensure you have enough skilled professionals in place to protect your organization's digital assets and infrastructure.

Key Takeaways:

  • • How to assess your existing security posture to define the goals and objectives of your cybersecurity budget
  • • Setting goals using the SMART framework and communicating your needs to stakeholders
  • • How to find the right talent and keep your employees engaged

CPE Reporting

CPE credits earned for this course may be eligible for continuing professional education credits for non-(ISC)² certifications. Please visit the continuing education requirements established by the credentialing organization for eligibility.

Members: Starting January 1st, 2022, CPE Credits for (ISC)² credentials will be reported by Member Services on the 1st of every month. Please allow 10 business days for processing. Courses completed prior to 1/1/2022 will need to be self-reported by members and associates through the (ISC)² CPE Portal accessible via www.isc2.org using your member login credentials.

For specific questions related to your CPE credits or the CPE portal please contact member support - membersupport@isc2.org

Price: $19.00