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Skills Gap: Cybersecurity Professionals Lack Understanding of the Business

June 24, 2019 | Content Aggregator - Single Slide | Recruiting, Hiring and Retention

Almost half of the cybersecurity professionals surveyed say that the biggest skill gap in today’s cybersecurity talent pool is their inability to understand the business. Only about a third (34%) say they lack the required technical skills, and just 17 percent say they lack the appropriate communication skills.


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