Resource Headaches Top Security Pros’ Challenges
A new report by the Chartered Institute of Information Security points to a lack of resources (45%), a lack of experience (37%), and skills gaps (31%) as the three biggest problems that cybersecurity professionals are currently facing. The estimated global shortage of qualified security pros is estimated to approach three million.
Most respondents (52%) indicated that even though security budgets are going up, the increase is not significant enough to keep up with the threat landscape. The survey also found that infosec pros see people (75%) as a bigger problem for the industry than process (12%) and technology (13%).