Automation Could Be Widening the Cybersecurity Skills Gap

According to Cybersecurity Ventures, the cybersecurity skills shortage is now expected to hit 3.5 million positions by 2021 — a huge jump from current estimates of 1 million job openings.

To help compensate for the growing shortage of talent, the cybersecurity industry is embracing artificial intelligence and automation to fill the gap.

Read why Gary Golomb, Co-Founder & Chief Research Officer at Awake Security, thinks that while automation can actually make the skills gap even greater, security can still find a balance on DarkReading.

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