Blueprint for professionalism in IT security

Tuesday, 18 January 2005, 7:51 AM EST

For most employers, hiring IT security staff is a difficult challenge. The security profession has grown up in an ad hoc way over the past 20 years and there are no widely recognised definitions of what IT security should cover, let alone any consensus on what qualifications and experience IT professionals should have.

However, a small group of leading security professionals is determined to change this. The group, with members from IT end-users, government, academia, suppliers' organisations and the British Computer Society, has got together to create a blueprint for the profession's future.

By Bill Goodwin at Computer Weekly.

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