The Australian: New tool to address widening cyber skills gap | Burning Glass Technologies

“A new tool has been launched to thwart Australia’s cyber security talent gap, with a consortium of partners including AustCyber, CyberCX, Accenture, Burning Glass Technologies and CompTIA joining forces to launch CyberSeek, an interactive mapping tool that tracks the state of the local cyber security job market in real time.

The tool, launched Tuesday, is based on a similar tool in the US and uses sophisticated data analysis and aggregation tools to analyse hundreds of millions of job postings and real-life career transitions, providing insights into labour market patterns.

According to Burning Glass Technologies chief executive Matt Sigelman, who helped design the tool, for every job advertised in a cyber security related field in Australia, there are only six cyber security workers in existence in the labour market.”

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