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How to recruit, retain and make diverse talent flourish

How to recruit, retain and make diverse talent flourish

Increasing the variety of minds and people in our sector is not simply a nice-to-have: it’s an operational imperative. Owanate Bestman is a cybersecurity specialist recruiter with first-hand experience of creating gender-balanced security departments. Here’s how he does it…


“I was tasked with supporting the CISO in recruiting several technical and non-technical security specialists to create a new security division. Through our frank and open conversations, it was clear he wanted a more diverse environment. 

What started with a few aired frustrations snowballed into a project. The goal: to address the gender imbalance within IT and the legacy security division by staffing the department with 50% women. An ambitious target, but with his help, I was able to exceed this goal.   

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