Cyber security professionals are in high demand in numerous industries across the United States. According to a recent report from Burning Glass Technologies, the demand for cyber pros has grown more than 3.5 times faster than the demand for other IT jobs over the past five years and more than 12 times faster than the demand for all other non-IT jobs. Current staffing shortages are estimated between 20,000 and 40,000 and are expected to continue for years to come.
In order to meet the current and future demand for cyber security professionals, today's employers must better understand how to recruit and retain a qualified workforce. Semper Secure surveyed cyber security professionals from 40 different industries across 43 states, Washington D.C., and Puerto Rico to better identify what it means to be a cyber security professional in today's market.
Read the "Cyber Security Census" study to find out:
- The origins and characteristics of today's cyber security professionals
- What is takes to be a cyber security professional
- How cyber security professionals outline their career goals and aspirations
- Recommendations and strategies for recruiting and retaining cyber security professionals