#BHEU: We Must Update Cybersec Education to Develop More Security Experts

Speaking at Black Hat Europe in London, Nahman Khayet, security researcher and Shlomi Boutnaru, CTO at Rezilion, explored the current cybersecurity skills shortage and its link to the education system. Khayet explained that there are three main characteristics of security experts, which are ‘thinking outside the box,’ ‘adversarial thinking’ and ‘technical knowledge.’ He also cited a quote from M Gladwell regarding the 10,000 Hour Rule, “…the key to achieving world-class expertise in any skill, is, to a large extent, a matter of practicing the correct way, for a total of around 10,000 hours…” “This sentence has two meanings for us,” Boutnaru said.

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