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Osterman Research Report: How to Minimize the Impact of the Cybersecurity Skills Shortage

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A Balance Between People, Process, And Technology In Cybersecurity Is Needed

Organizations across the globe have unfilled cybersecurity positions, and the security professionals already on staff are overwhelmed. This cybersecurity skills shortage combined with the ever-increasing number of cyberattacks makes it challenging for enterprises to combat new and emerging threats. Nearly three out of five of the cybersecurity professionals surveyed by Osterman Research for this report consider the cybersecurity skills shortage to be either “serious” or “very bad”. 

In this report, Osterman Research examines the cybersecurity skills shortage and advocates the use of advanced security services and technologies that more effectively leverage the time of cybersecurity professionals.

Key points of discussion:

  • Scoping the Skills Shortage
  • Addressing the Skills Gap – A New Strategy
  • Solutions and Services to Consider
  • Implications for Organizations

Download the full report for the top findings from Osterman Research’s survey of cybersecurity professionals.