Increasing risks for companies bring increasing need for top talent
TORONTO, July 10, 2013 /CNW/ - Retained executive search firm The
Caldwell Partners International Inc. (TSX: CWL) today announced the
launch of its Information Security Practice. With an estimated 18
victims per second, cybercrime is one of the top threats facing
businesses today; it is also a burgeoning area of leadership demand.
The Information Security Practice is positioned to serve clients across
industries meet their talent needs in this increasingly critical area.
"Top US intelligence officials recently put cyber-attacks at the top of the list of major threat facing the US, naming financial
institutions as one of the three areas most vulnerable to attack.,"
said Jim Bethmann, co-leader of the Information Security Practice.
"This level of concern is merely indicative of growing unease elsewhere
in the world."
Companies that maintain personal information have a huge responsibility
to safeguard that privacy. Consequently, they must approach their
network and data security differently. Not surprisingly, cyber
professionals are in demand more than ever before. There is a war for
talent waging between defense contractors, consulting companies and
technology companies - the industries where the majority of the top
talent in this arena currently work.
"Engaging Caldwell Partners is the key in finding best-in-class talent
across industries and gaining market intelligence," said Paul Medaglia,
co-leader of the Information Security Practice. "We are the only firm
with an Information Security Practice , and our expertise in the
defense, technology and consulting arenas makes us well-placed to
recruit the right cyber security leaders.
To learn more about the Information Security Practice, please visit www.caldwellpartners.com
About Caldwell Partners
Caldwell Partners is one of North America's premier providers of
executive search and has been for more than 40 years. As one of the
region's most trusted advisors in executive search, the firm has a
sterling reputation built on successful searches for boards, chief and
senior executives, and selected functional experts. With offices and
partners across North America, and a strategic presence in London and
Hong Kong, the firm takes pride in delivering an unmatched level of
service and expertise to its clients.
The Caldwell Partners' Common shares are listed on The Toronto Stock
Exchange (TSX: CWL). Please visit our website at www.caldwellpartners.com for further information.
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