What do cyber professionals want? A 2014 survey of cleared cyber experts revealed that professional development and a challenging work environment often top money when it comes to being happy on the job. Other findings included:
Being challenged and meaningful work ranked 1st and 2nd on the list of things that keep cyber professionals engaged.
Compensation came in last (9th place)in the list of things that keep cyber professionals engaged on the job, and is the third most important thing they look for in a new employer.
Professional development and training tops the list of what professionals are looking for in a new employer.
Cleared professionals prefer to work with recruiters who display integrity and trustworthiness.
Eighty-seven percent of cleared cyber professionals agree with the need for continuous monitoring of employees with privileged access.
Only 45 percent of cleared cyber professionals think companies should recruit entry-level employees for cyber positions.