Matching Cyber Security Needs with Career IT Professionals
HALOCK WorkForce Staffing Services
The information security or cyber security industry is a highly competitive marketplace, and the supply of information security professionals will not keep up with demand for the next several years.
The number of unfilled cybersecurity jobs is expected to grow by 350 percent, from one million positions in 2013 to 3.5 million in 2021. And of the candidates who are applying for these positions, fewer than one in four are even qualified, according to the MIT Technology Review.
HALOCK can boost your competitiveness for top IT staff by helping you to: Define Your Cyber Security Job. You may not know exactly which roles you need or how to optimally define the job description. We help you do that.Gain Access to Additional Candidate Pools.HALOCK maintains a network of cyber security professionals who aren’t on the job boards, including those with whom we have worked and those we know from InfoSec events and forums.Get Better Response Rates. When we contact candidates, they respond. That’s because HALOCK has enjoyed a very strong reputation in the infosec industry for the past 20 years, and we were recently included in the Inc. 5000 list of America’s Fastest Growing Private Companies.Screen Candidates More Effectively and Efficiently.HALOCK has built a screening engine that allows us to vet candidates in ways others cannot.To succeed in this highly competitive industry, you need every advantage you can get. Leverage HALOCK’s expertise to help you find the perfect cyber security professional for your organization.
Retained Executive Search
Executives resign and move on. This is a game changer and may leave your employees pondering a move themselves. Executive leadership is not easily replaced and requires the full attention of a professional search firm with a rich network of connections. HALOCK assigns a dedicated senior search consultant to work with your team throughout the entire search cycle to increase the likelihood of a positive outcome to this make-or-break event.
Full-Time Permanent Hires
Let us help you find the ideal infosec match for your needs and culture. Your environment is unique. HALOCK strives to understand your company’s culture and become an extension of your business purpose. We start every engagement with a consultative assessment of your situation and needs so that your well-being is always front and center. Then, leveraging the many interviewing and screening methods at our disposal, we present only the best of the best for your review.
You need an IT expert, but training your existing staff is too costly and time-consuming. Bringing on cyber security contract resources is the best option when you need very specific skills or subject matter expertise that is beyond the capability or capacity of your existing team. Additionally, many of the very best people within technology will only work as contractors. HALOCK WorkForce can provide you with a single expert or an entire infosec team capable of making an immediate and positive impact. Your work environment may have changed due to ‘Stay at Home’ orders for coronavirus and increased telecommuting and remote workers; you can rely on cyber security support through WorkForce to help in your business continuity operations.
Contract to Hire: Testing the Waters
Many seasoned contract IT professionals prefer to transition into a new work environment on a contractual basis, but may convert to full-time employment if the opportunity arises. Similarly, employers are not always ready to commit to an individual or role until they can assess the results of a trial engagement. Let HALOCK WorkForce assist you in identifying the right fit for your situation and needs.
The Sedona Conference – an influential think tank that advises attorneys, regulators, and judges on challenging technical matters – just released its Commentary on a Reasonable Security Test. The Commentary is the first document of its kind that provides the legal community with a clear definition of a “reasonable” security control.
HALOCK’s Chris Cronin was a co-author of Commentary on a Reasonable Security Test. To learn how to apply the test, contactus.