Gisec 2022: cyber security sector faces jobs gap of 2.5 million professionals

  • Published on March 13, 2023

The global cyber security industry has a massive 2.5-million jobs gap it must fill to keep up with an evolving digital underworld, a Microsoft Gulf official said.

Companies face the challenge of scrutinising candidates for these jobs, who need to be equipped with forward thinking as well as the latest knowledge.

They should also be ready to undergo training on new methods cyber criminals may weaponise, said Mohammed Arif, director of modern workplace and security at Microsoft UAE.

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