Las Vegas hacking event, the Cyber Grand Challenge was the ultimate, and only, all-machine hacking competition. Each machine identified software vulnerabilities, exploited them and patched their own systems to protect against threats -- all without a human programmer intervening. This article explains the role of automation in IT security and how it could address the skills shortage. We've all heard of the wider IT skills shortage, but the lack of security skills in the industry is even more critical. According to a report by the Life and Times of Cybersecurity Professionals, IT workers that have specialist cyber security skills are approached with a new job offer at least once a week.
Mar-29-2020, 09:22:54 GMT