Economic headwinds could deepen the cybersecurity skills shortage


According to the most recent research report from ESG and the Information System Security Association International (ISSA), 57% of organizations claim that they’ve been impacted by the global cybersecurity skills shortage, while 44% of organizations believe the skills shortage has gotten worse over the past few years. The result? Increasing workloads on existing cybersecurity staff, job requisitions open for weeks or months, and high burnout rates and attrition for cybersecurity professionals. (ESG and ISSA will update and present their latest research at this year’s RSA conference.)

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