Nearly three out of four organizations are struggling with a gap in security skills, and 68% of IT and security professionals say they work on advancing their cyber skills on their own time, outside of work.
According to new data released today from Cybrary, 46% of organizations do not confirm new-hires’ skills for specific roles and 40% rarely or never assess the skills of newly onboarded team members.
The shortage of cybersecurity workers has been well-documented. While that gap has dogged security teams, IT teams also suffer from similar security skill shortcomings – so much so that 65% of 800 IT and security pros surveyed by Cybrary say the lack of security skills has a negative impact on their team’s effectiveness.
Ryan Corey, CEO of Cybrary, an