HR Dive: Cybersecurity workforce must grow 145% to close talent gap | Burning Glass Technologies
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“Although cybersecurity training pushes have escalated in recent years because of the acute skills shortage in the field, the skills gap remains, according to a report released in July by the analytics firm Burning Glass Technologies. Citing statistics from the National Center for Education Studies, the company said that the number of cybersecurity graduates and postsecondary training rose by 40% and 33%, respectively, between 2013 and 2017. The report attributed the massive skills shortage to, among other things, cybersecurity’s growth into a critical multi-industries function​, which takes it beyond a cyber-risk concern of solely the defense and government sectors.”

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