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Surge in demand for senior cyber security experts as skills shortage hits

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August 9, 2013
Cybersecurity
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“The demand for cyber security experts is growing at 12 times the rate of the overall job market.

This is making it one of the most highly sought-after fields in the USA, according to a report by Boston-based Burning Glass International. This trend is also being seen across Europe and the rest of the world. Here at CTPartners we have seen the number of such assignments double over the past 12 months.

Corporations across all industries are adjusting their organisational structures to include CISOs in their senior leadership teams. However, there is a limited supply of senior cyber security professionals with the requisite combination of sophisticated information technology expertise and intelligence security backgrounds needed to protect corporate property from cyber threats.”

Source: Surge in demand for senior cyber security experts as skills shortage hits – SC Magazine UK