Most Indian companies have vacancies related to Cybersecurity: Studying



About 60% of Indian organizations that participated in a recent study agreed that they have vacancies in cybersecurity. 62% of them said it would take them 3 to 6 months to fill a cybersecurity job with a qualified candidate, compared to 47% globally and 42% of them felt their cybersecurity teams were understaffed, a study by the in US-based ISACA, a professional organization specializing in technology. According to the ISACA State of Cybersecurity 2022 Survey released Wednesday, about 65% of organizations had difficulty retaining qualified cybersecurity professionals, while 59% believed less than half of applicants were qualified for the position they applied for. The survey revealed an increase in cybersecurity vacancies and a shortage of skilled talent in India. “Demand for cybersecurity skills in the country should increase, reflecting the global trend of an increasing cybersecurity skills gap and a workforce unable to meet industry demand,” said RV Raghu, ISACA Ambassador to India. About 33% of respondents in India said their organizations are currently experiencing more cyberattacks than they did a year ago. According to the study, organizational reputation (86%), concerns about data breaches (78%), and supply chain cyberattacks or business disruption (63%) were the top cyberattack-related concerns for these organizations. The survey included insights from more than 2,000 cybersecurity professionals around the world including India, examining cybersecurity personnel and skills, resources, cyberthreats and cybersecurity maturity.

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