Friday, April 25, 2008

IT Security Skills Falling Short

It's well known that there is a serious shortage of IS personnel. Young people, for whatever reason, just are not going into the area in sufficient numbers. Add to this the fact that those who are working in IS security functions are extremely busy and you have a real problem. A recent study by the Computing Technology Industry Association shows that security professionals just don't have the time to keep up to date with recent trends and techniques in the area. That's not a good sign, given the importance of strong security both for systems integrity and to protect personal privacy. IT Security Skills Falling Short

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