Addressing the Cybersecurity Skills Gap

Is an inability to define security the main cause of the cybersecurity skills gap? If we can't truly define what security is, how can organizations design the right cybersecurity jobs for their needs?

As part of the interview team, I am sometimes interviewing individuals with less experience but who appear to be enthusiastic about the field. Some are often on my shortlist for recommended hiring. However, many times, the rest of the interview team and the hiring manager want someone with more experience. Everyone wants a unicorn.

How do we fix this?