by Larry Loeb
About 350,000 IT positions that require cybersecurity knowledge and skills remain currently unfilled. What impact does the acute talent shortage have on critical day-to-day IT security tasks?
No wonder that in 2018, many CISOs are growing even more concerned about the acute talent and skills shortage in cybersecurity.
Critical areas and attack vectors go uncovered, due to a lack of personnel. Will more major trouble like last year’s Equifax hack be the result?
By 2022, industry observers expect a shortfall of 1.8 million infosec professionals. The effects of not having the right people in the right slots are varied, but one outcome seems certain: essential tasks will be left undone.
Which IT security to-dos are too easily missed?
A lack of awareness exacerbates the resulting risk for the organization’s overall cybersecurity