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Confronting the widening infosec skills gap

Discussion in 'CSO' started by RSS, May 15, 2015.

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    RSS New Member Member

    The unemployment rate for information security professionals is essentially zero.

    For individuals with the right skills, that’s probably enough to break out the champagne – a guarantee of lifetime job security at good wages.

    But organizations in general, both public and private, are stuck dealing with the very large cloud in front of that silver lining: Nonexistent unemployment means there are not enough people with the right skills to protect them from the multiple online threats they face daily.

    The size, number and sophistication of attacks continue to rise, while the number of trained security professionals is not keeping up with the demand.

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