IT Management Risk & Security

Study: Over 80% of firms suffer security skills shortages

Hiring talent is getting harder, according to Tripwire.

The majority of security professionals believe it’s getting harder to recruit talent into the industry, according to a new study from Tripwire.

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The firm commissioned Dimensional Research to poll over 300 industry professionals back in February, in order to compile its Tripwire 2019 Skills Gap Survey.

Some 85% claimed their IT security department is already understaffed, and just 1% said they can manage all of their organization’s cybersecurity needs with a shortfall in skills. Almost all of those polled (96%) said they’re either currently facing problems recruiting or can see it coming.

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