The State of the Cybersecurity Workforce

When hiring, respondents say they are looking for the following top five technical skills in cybersecurity pros:

  • Identity and access management (49 percent)
  • Cloud computing (48 percent)
  • Data protection (44 percent)
  • Incident response (44 percent)
  • DevSecOps (36 percent)

Discover what’s next for the cybersecurity community with ISACA SmartBrief on Cybersecurity.


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