Today, we are facing a frightening shortage of cybersecurity professionals in the workforce. Specifically, this widening gap is expected to lead to 3.5 million jobs left unfilled, according to Cybersecurity Ventures, in the cybersecurity profession by 2021.

The month of October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, which aims to raise awareness about the importance of cybersecurity, and additionally, draw attention to careers in the field. With this top of mind, I sat down with my security team to ask what advice, tips, and ideas they could offer to help empower the next generation of security ninjas.

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