Gartner: Cybersecurity skills shortage requires a new approach

While the cybersecurity skills shortage continues to plague the industry, the “real problem” lies in how security leaders are addressing the issue, said Sam Olyaei, director at Gartner’s security and risk management group.

Gartner analysts believe a contributing factor to the cybersecurity skills shortage is the rapid digital transformations that many organizations are experiencing. In the company’s latest digital business survey, 85% of organizations reported actively pursuing digital optimization strategies, and 66% reported being on the path to digital transformation.

 

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