Megan Sawle

Megan Sawle is a communications and research professional with 10 years of experience in cybersecurity, bioscience and higher education. Megan leads Infosec’s research strategy, leveraging study findings to mature its cybersecurity education offerings and build awareness of cybersecurity diversity and skill shortage challenges. Since joining the team, she’s directed research projects on a wide variety of cybersecurity topics ranging from dark web marketplaces and phishing kits to the Workforce Framework for Cybersecurity (NICE Framework) and the importance of soft skills in cybersecurity roles. Megan is a University of Wisconsin-Stout graduate, an avid equestrian and (very) amateur mycologist.

Professional development September 26, 2019 Megan Sawle

Reducing cybersecurity staff stress and turnover with continuous skill development

While the causes of the cybersecurity skills shortage and its impact on job satisfaction vary by region, the reality is this challenge is faced by nearly three quarters of organizations globally. The good news is many of these issues can be addressed — partially or in whole — by delivering the training and career guidance cybersecurity teams want and need.