As the skills gap widens, IT teams will struggle even more

When it comes to meeting future demands, IT leaders in the UK are lagging behind those in Germany and the US. This is according to a new report by Brocade, entitled Global Digital Transformation Skills Study. The report is based on a survey of 630 IT leaders in the US, UK, France, Germany, Australia and […]

Cybersecurity Has a Serious Talent Shortage. Here’s How to Fix It

Read Marc van Zadelhoff’s article about how companies can fix the serious talent shortage in cyber security on Harvard Business Review : It’s a refrain I’ve been hearing for the past 18 months from clients all over the world: “We need more skilled people for our security team.” The need is real and well-documented. A report from […]

A Growing Talent Shortfall Can Leave Apps Vulnerable

Read why John Matthew Holt says that cyber security skill shortage can leave mobile apps vulnerable to cyber criminals on Infosec Magazine : It has recently been widely reported that there is a growing talent shortfall of security professionals, which is expected to reach 1.5 million by 2020. This will prove to be an unlikely […]

Revolutionising the cyber-security skills gap with ‘ethical hacking’

Read why Riaan Van Boom says that it is necessary to prepare for cyber attacks by training staff in ethical hacking on Business Live : Cyber security attacks are inevitable — the threats rising steadily along with increasingly professional cyber-criminal networks and attack vectors. Unfortunately, the security skills needed by organisations to prepare for these […]

Cybersecurity Trends Data: Organizations Short-Handed Just as Threats Multiply

Public and private sector organizations find themselves short-handed even as the frequency and sophistication of attacks and threats rises, according to Crowd Research Partners’ 2017 Cybersecurity Trends Report. Read about the new report titled Crowd Research Partners’ 2017 Cybersecurity Trends Report which reveals that broad cyber security trends show organisations face skill shortage even as cyber […]

Healthcare Firms Turn to Cybersecurity Pros as Threats Worsen

Read Nicole Henderson’s article about how healthcare firms are hiring more cyber security pros even as cyber threats are rising on Talkin Cloud : While 2016 was an incredible year for innovation in healthcare technology, from a security standpoint it was a challenging one: last year a healthcare breach happened once a day on average, […]

Cybersecurity Trends Data: Organizations Short-Handed Just as Threats Multiply

Public and private sector organizations find themselves short-handed even as the frequency and sophistication of attacks and threats rises, according to Crowd Research Partners’ 2017 Cybersecurity Trends Report. Crowd Research Partners joined with 13 cybersecurity vendors to produce its latest annual report on cybersecurity trends. Read how organisations are facing serious shortage of cyber security professionals […]

Cyber Skills Gap Grows Along With Threats

Read  George Leopold’s article about how cyber threats are increasing along with shortage of skilled cyber security personnel on Enterprise Tech : A corporate job opening typically draws as many as 250 applicants with varying qualifications. In stark contrast, a new survey of the growing cyber security skills gap reveals that just over half of […]

ISACA Finds Cybersecurity Skills Gap Leaves 25% of Orgs Exposed

Evolving cybersecurity threats pose dangers to numerous industries, including healthcare, but a recent survey indicates that there is a cybersecurity skills gap that leaves entities exposed for months at a time. Over one-third of respondents – 37 percent – reported that fewer than 1 in 4 candidates have the qualifications employers need to keep companies secure, […]

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. Read new cybersecurity workforce study by ISACA’s Cybersecurity Nexus which reveals that only 59 per cent of surveyed organisations say they receive […]