Cybersecurity Workforce Must Grow 65% to Protect Critical Assets

Health IT Security

Jill McKeon

The cybersecurity workforce gap narrowed for the second consecutive year, but the global workforce still must grow by 65 percent in order to effectively defend critical assets and data, according to analysis from (ISC)².

(ISC)² collected survey data from over 4,500 cybersecurity professionals. Only 4 percent of respondents reported working in healthcare, which validates previous findings of inadequate IT staffing within the sector.

LASTING CONSEQUENCES OF A CYBERSECURITY WORKFORCE SHORTAGE
The cybersecurity workforce gap, which (ISC)² defines as the number of...

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