The Hidden Costs Of Losing Security Talent
Dark Reading, September 2nd, 2020
September 13, 2020,
Volume 270, Issue 2

One person's exit can set off a chain of costly events.

"Companies know that security talent costs money and good people are hard to find," writes Steve Zurier in Dark Reading, "But what they don't always consider are the hidden costs of losing an experienced security analyst.

According to Simone Petrella, founder and CEO of online training firm CyberVista, an experienced security analyst commands an average annual salary of about $100,000. And when that analyst leaves a company, it typically takes eight months to replace that person and almost four months to train a replacement..."

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