Careers, Leadership

Attracting Talent Using the NICE Framework – Greg Witte – CSP #75

As your organization increases the cybersecurity talent to protect and defend the information assets, how do you know what skills are needed? What tasks are to be performed and what knowledge is necessary to perform these functions? The NIST NICE Framework helps define the job and assist the CISO in hiring as well as measuring the capability along the career path.

To view the article from the CISO COMPASS Book that sparked this interview, please visit:

Witte, G. 2019. Using NICE Framework to Attract Talent In CISO COMPASS: Navigating Cybersecurity Leadership Challenges with Insights from Pioneers, 1st Ed, pg. 422. Fitzgerald, T. CRC Press, Boca Raton, Fl.

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Greg Witte
Greg Witte
Senior Security Engineer at Palydin LLC

As a Senior Security Engineer for Palydin, Greg Witte supports federal and commercial clients, primarily the NIST IT Laboratory. In more than 30 years in the Information Security arena, he has helped to build and improve multiple enterprise frameworks including the NIST Cybersecurity, Privacy, and Workforce frameworks, ISACA’s COBIT model, and the Baldrige Cybersecurity Excellence builder.


Todd Fitzgerald
Todd Fitzgerald
Vice President, Cybersecurity Strategy at Cybersecurity Collaborative
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