Hiring Hacker to Address Cyber Security Challenges: Survey

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The finding comes from a KPMG survey of 300 senior IT and HR professionals in organizations with 500 or more staffers. Some 74 percent said they are facing new challenges in cyber-security, and 70 percent admit their organization “lacks data protection and privacy expertise.” In addition, the majority said they are wary of their organization’s ability to assess incoming threats.

Hiring Hacker to Address Cyber Security Challenges

Even though 60 percent said they have a strategy for dealing with any skills gaps, 57 percent agree it has become more difficult to retain staff in specialized cyber skills in the past two years. In addition, 60 percent said they are worried about finding cyber experts who can effectively communicate with the corporate-side of the business and not just the IT department.



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