Every position I have taken in my professional life has been in a crisis for the organization or the department. Each of these represent a major challenge, but I have also found that they present the best opportunity to have the greatest impact.
There is a new approach called Behavioral Analysis, which instead of trying to identify the threat based on specific signatures or coding looks to what kinds of activities are being done in the system. But you need user behavior changes to help mitigate your risk too!
Make no mistake, a skills gap has always existed between what employers want and the skills that employees bring into the company or industry; the difference is in how employers are responding to that gap.