[HackerNews] CISO Challenge: Check Your Cybersecurity Skills On This New Competition Site

InfoSec leaders tend to be a specific type. Their jobs require them to think of possible threats, take actions that may not pay immediate results, plan for unknown security risks, and react quickly when emergencies arise, often before the morning’s first coffee.
The high-stakes position also means that CISOs need to keep their knowledge and skills sharp – you can never really know what’s around

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