(ISC)² Study Reveals the Cybersecurity Workforce Has Grown to 3.5 Million Professionals Globally

(ISC)² – the world’s largest nonprofit association of certified cybersecurity professionals – today released the findings of its 2020 Cybersecurity Workforce Study. 3,790 respondents, all of whom dedicate at least 25% of their time to cybersecurity tasks, were surveyed across Read More …

Australia only has 7 percent of the cybersecurity expertise that it needs

The introduction of the notifiable data breaches (NDB) scheme and EU general data protection regulation (GDPR) more than tripled demand for cybersecurity specialists between February and June this year, according to a review of job openings that suggests Australia only Read More …

A Lack Of Cybersecurity Funding And Expertise Threatens U.S. Infrastructure

As our physical infrastructure becomes increasingly digitalized, it also becomes increasingly vulnerable to cyber attack. Russian hackers, for example, have been trying to compromise U.S. electrical infrastructure for years, and successfully cut off power to hundreds of thousands of people throughout Ukraine in 2015 and Read More …

Cybersecurity world faces ‘chronic shortage’ of qualified staff

The number one issue facing cybersecurity firms is a “chronic shortage” of qualified staff. That’s according to the founder of market analyst Cybersecurity Ventures, Steve Morgan. “The single biggest trend, globally, is that there are chronic work shortages of qualified Read More …