13 Tips for Overcoming the Cybersecurity Talent Shortage


Published November 2022


As the threat landscape evolves and becomes increasingly complex to navigate, organizations around the world are dedicating higher budgets to cybersecurity initiatives.

This Report Covers: Some of the ways that we at Rapid7 handle this challenge when hiring for our managed detection and response (MDR) SOC as well as some suggestions for how you can better identify and compete for talent in your markets.

We’ll bucket these into four categories:

  • How to hire better talent
  • How to retain the top talent on your team
  • The importance of creating and refining hiring practices as well as a company culture that celebrates Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI).
  • When to supplement your team or outsource to a partner