Demand for qualified cybersecurity professionals continues to outstrip supply – and what you can do about it

Demand for qualified cybersecurity professionals continues to outstrip supply - and what you can do about it Sophisticated cybersecurity defenses are increasingly in high demand as a cybersecurity attack is now viewed as an inevitability. However, a majority of surveyed organisational leaders fear they are ill-equipped to address these threats head-on

CIO New Zealand

One in three cybersecurity job openings go begging, survey finds

If you’re a hiring manager, you know how many resumes come flooding in every time a job is posted. That’s why the resume-screening process is now automated to keyword searches, just to help sift through the volumes of documents.

ZDNet

Companies struggling to fill cybersecurity roles, study finds

Companies across a range of industries are struggling to hire people for cybersecurity positions, according to a new survey. One in four companies globally said that it takes six months or more to fill open cyber and information security positions

The Hill

Industry Group Exposes Skills Gap for Cyber-Security Jobs

Only 59 percent of surveyed organizations say they receive at least five applications for each cyber security opening, and only 13 percent receive 20 or more. SAN FRANCISCO — Even though the national unemployment rate has been below 5 percent for …

eWeek

ISACA Finds Cybersecurity Skills Gap Leaves 25% of Orgs Exposed

A recent survey found that the cybersecurity skills gap leaves one in four organizations at risk for six months or longer. Cybersecurity skills gap could pose potential danger to healthcare organizations. Source: Thinkstock. February 13, 2017

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