5 keys to hiring security talent

Hiring (and retaining) data security talent is one of the toughest jobs today, especially after a slew of high-profile data breaches that have driven demand and salaries sky-high. Robert S. Allen, chief security officer at CNA, a major commercial insurance carrier, is tackling that challenge by making sure his company has an attractive story to tell job candidates. Allen has global responsibility for information security and physical security, which provides a holistic view of operational risk.

What information security positions have you recently filled?

We’ve filled multiple positions recently–without protracted hiring sequences. Our success is based on reputation, visibility in the industry and promoting our team environment, which includes a mix of on-the-job training and learning opportunities. It’s a compelling combination to job candidates.

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