North American Workforce Gap to Hit 1.8m by 2022

A full 68% of cyber-workers in North America believe the workforce shortage is due to a lack of qualified personnel, although the research shows that there are untapped talent pools out there. “There is a definite concern that jobs remain unfilled, ultimately resulting in a lack of resources to face current industry threats—of the information security workers surveyed, 66% reported having too few of workers to address current threats,” said David Shearer, CEO at (ISC)².

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