IBM Invests in “New Collar” Cybersecurity Workforce Training

IBM announced several investments and projects on Tuesday as parts of a new cybersecurity skills initiative to address the projected shortage of cybersecurity workers, which Frost & Sullivan estimates to reach 1.8 million by 2022. The initiative will promote what IBM calls a “’new collar’ cybersecurity workforce strategy” which is designed to reach a broader range of employees based on skills, experience and aptitudes as opposed to focusing on degrees alone.

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