Can’t Get Good Help Nowadays: How to Build Your Healthcare Cybersecurity Workforce Against the Competition with Brandyn Blunt, and Matt McMahon
In recognition of the 19 annual National Cyber Security Awareness Month, The Outcomes Rocket Network has launched a 10-part podcast series to elevate Cyber Security Awareness in Healthcare on our main channel, the Outcomes Rocket Podcast. Partnering with leaders in healthcare cybersecurity in their capacity as members of the Health Sector Coordinating Council, the podcast aims to illuminate advances made in protecting critical healthcare infrastructure and patient safety, and areas that need further focus to put a stop to Cyber Crime.
Finding cybersecurity talent in healthcare is a challenge in and of itself.
In this episode, Saul Marquez had a fruitful chat about cybersecurity talent with Matt McMahon, R&D Lead and Senior Product Manager for Cybersecurity with Philips, and Brandyn Blunt, senior Cybersecurity Specialist for Cybersecurity Assurance/Governance, Risk, and Compliance with Cleveland Clinic. Finding workforce talent for healthcare cybersecurity is a challenge that the sector is currently facing, and Matt and Brandyn share their thoughts on the issue, touching on education requirements, competing industries, and open-mindedness. They also discuss the Workforce Guide, a document they collaborated on to help healthcare organizations by providing ideas to build and retain a cybersecurity team. Cybersecurity professionals can come from any background, so Brandyn and Matt explain how to start by looking internally within organizations. Providing training for interested individuals successfully led them down a cyber path.
Tune in to this episode to learn how you can be part of the solution in facing the cybersecurity talent shortage!