What makes a great cyber expert

Friday - 1/28/2011, 3:03pm EST

Alan Paller, director of research, SANS Institute

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What's the status of cybersecurity? And what makes a great cybersecurity expert?

Here's a hint -- it's not just about the tools.

A new report from the Center for Strategic International Studies found that managers should be focused on hiring cyber experts with skills and analytic forensic experience.

Alan Paller, director of research at the SANS Institute, joined the DorobekINSIDER to explain why a change in mindset is necessary to create the best cyber security experts.

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