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Cybersecurity Threats Exacerbated by Skills Shortage

It seems like there is a new cyberthreat announced every day, and that may actually be the case. According to security services provider Symantec, last year saw a 62 percent increase in data breaches, and 2.5 billion records have been exposed in malicious incidents over the past five years. This may be due to the worsening shortage of IT security professionals which, according estimates from Cisco, has reached one million people.

This problematic shortage is affecting various industries. Security is everyone’s business.