CYBERSECURITY SKILLS GAP CONTRIBUTED TO 80 % OF BREACHES ACCORDING TO FORTINET REPORT
Fortinet releases new research on key concerns around the cybersecurity talent shortage , recruitment , diversity and security awareness .
Fortinet , a global leader in broad , integrated and automated cybersecurity solutions , has released its 2022 Cybersecurity Skills Gap Report .
The new global report reveals that the cybersecurity skills shortage continues to have multiple challenges and repercussions for organizations , including the occurrence of security breaches and subsequently loss of money .
As a result , the skills gap remains a top concern for C-level executives and is increasingly becoming a board-level priority . The report also suggests ways the skills gap can be addressed , such as through training and certifications to increase employees ’ education .
The skills gap remains a top concern for C-level executives and is increasingly becoming a boardlevel priority .
The widespread global impact of the cybersecurity skills shortage
According to ( ISC ) 2 ’ s 2021 Cyber Workforce Report , the global cybersecurity workforce needs to grow 65 % to effectively defend organizations ’ critical assets . While the number of professionals needed to fill the