There has been a downward trend in available skilled cybersecurity professionals, leading to intense competition in the job market.
And according to new research, this lack of labour is leading to data breaches. A survey conducted on security professionals revealed that 80% had at least one breach within their organisations that was a result of a lack of cybersecurity skills or awareness.
Other important statistics to consider:
- 64% experienced breaches that led to a loss in revenue or recovery costs
- 60% of organisations had difficulty in recruiting cybersecurity talent
- 52% have had difficulty in retaining them
If your organisation is struggling to find IT and security professionals or you’re a small business that isn’t ready to have your own IT department, we’re here to help. Our team is certified and is prepared to provide managed services for your business, as well as cybersecurity awareness training for your staff to minimise risk.