This survey was conducted with 250 U.S. cyber professionals, where 50 per cent were successful to appeal to the federal employees by the private sector in the context of payment. Previous studies also showed private-sector cybersecurity professionals being motivated towards mission and leadership buy-in than in the context of salary. Divergence is boring out about the latest study, where it was found that a solid two-thirds of respondents were successful in pulling cybersecurity professionals from their government jobs into private jobs, with the primary reason being salary.
(ISC)2 researchers described that it is not a secret that private companies payment scales are far better compared to government agencies which are the main reason behind many employees from the government shift to private in regards to higher pay,”.
However, 60 per cent of the survey report said that a great leadership team and work missions play a primary aspect behind the shift towards the private sector leaving behind government with the only reason that it cannot provide strengths equal to public sector recruits. It is found that most of the government employees desire for a mission-based organization to give their best, the reason behind this is that they want to protect peoples data and this motivates them into this field.
All the private companies are interested in federal cyber employees’ training and experience combating in nation-states division to avoid persistent threats says the report.
“The workforce issue is the biggest problem according to Nick Marinos, director of cybersecurity and information management issues at the Government Accountability Office, in an event, Sept. 13. He expresses that they are really good at bringing candidates into the government, training and making them marketable and get jobs for higher pay.