Why security needs good communication skills from…everybody!

Presenters, trainers, and media personalities aren’t the only people who need strong communications skills. Everyone in your organisation needs to be able to clearly convey complicated topics with vendors, colleagues, and customers. This is why companies need to add communications skills courses to their professional development curriculum.

Think about the skills you use to accomplish your primary role at work. Then think about the skills you highlighted on your CV and your LinkedIn profile. Where did your mind go first? Computer proficiency? Experience with certain brands or types of equipment? Processes that require certifications or formal recognition? Those answers all make sense. They’re easy to list on a résumé, too. Still, are the skills you listed really all the skills that you need to excel?