According to ESG’s 2018 annual global survey of the state of IT, more than half (51 percent) of respondents said their organization had a problematic shortage of cybersecurity skills. The need for these professionals is expected to increase, widening the shortage.
As the volume of data that organizations collect and store continues to increase and, in tandem, the skills gap widens, many are transitioning their data storage from on-premise data centers to cloud-based service providers. With this transition to and trust in the cloud comes a need for developing focused policies and plans to protect data assets.
Read more about how, as new technologies like the cloud, IoT, Big Data and more emerge, organizations are playing catch up to upskill their employees to handle challenges that come with them, on Tripwire.