Why is there a cybersecurity skills gap? Simply put, there aren’t enough skilled individuals to fill cybersecurity positions. In 2021 there were an estimated 3.5 million open job requisitions for cybersecurity professionals globally – with 465,000 in the United States alone. Unfilled job requisites increased 350% from 2013, and it’s predicted that the same number of open positions will remain through 2025. So, why does this matter?
Download this whitepaper for an in-depth discussion of the reasons, causes and impact on the industry, and what can be done to bridge the cybersecurity skills gap.