Louise Smith is the Australian computer society director for workforce development and education. She is a business capabilities specialist with over 15 years of experience consulting to individual businesses and governments on the skill needs within their organization.
During this episode, Louise will discuss the Sophia Framework and its application to organizations. Find out how individuals can define their current skill set in the cybersecurity workforce. Learn if your organization can benefit from a variety of skills and experience amongst your team.
00:32 - Louise introduction and background
01:52 - The Sophia framework & how CIO’s can use it
08:24 - Spohia’s capability framework and assessment
12:27 - What makes Sophia stand out from other frameworks?
17:08 - Adjusting hiring practices to accommodate what's needed
18:48 - “Truly understand the roles and define them effectively and consistently.” - Louise Smith
22:12 - Successfully identifying skills of potential cyber security role
27:27 - Do most teams have a specific set of diverse skills?
31:34 - “There variation both in the depth and breath of the way in which skills are applied, adapted, and driven back into the business.“ - Louise Smith
33:04 - “If you can refine and define your benchmarking it will ensure that you’re prepared for and supporting the depth and breath that you need across your workforce.” - Louise Smith
34:00 - Skills you might need in the future - A self reflection