The soft skills framework are key cybersecurity skills in the security professional's toolbox

Soft Side of Cyber Skills Framework

Welcome to the soft side of cyber skills framework. Based on our experience in this field and countless conversations with other professionals across the spectrum of seniority and disciplines, we feel this framework provides some of the most essential soft skills to our field. Our goal is to create a high quality repository of information for all cybersecurity professionals. To that end, this will always be a work in progress, a living document. We will continue to update it as much as possible, expanding on and updating the content within.

Focused inward

Time management

Critical thinking



Focused outward