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Automation Exacerbates Cybersecurity Skills Gap
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5/3/2018 | 4:39:00 AM
Good survey research and article
Great to see some survey research that actually tells us something new.

Great also to see an article that triangulates high end quantitative data with expert qualitative inputs. Really well put together, thanks.

Two take-aways for me are that the industry needs to re-double its investment in cyber security career paths for young people as well as re-double its investment in putting ease of use front and center in the design of security products and services.

Yes they already are front and center in many cases. Yes, we are making progress. But yes we do still have to re-double our efforts again (and again). 


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