3.1 mn jobs shortfall in cybersecurity globally due to skill shortage!!
Around 92 per cent of Indian organisations experienced cyber breaches in 2022, underlining an urgent need for cybersecurity skills training, according to the report by cyber-security firm Fortinet.
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2023 Global Cybersecurity Skills Gap Report Findinds:
- 24 per cent of Indian organisations experienced five or more breaches.
- 92 per cent of Indian organisations experienced cyber breaches in 2022
- 3.14 million professionals are needed to fill the global cybersecurity workforce gap globally
- In India, the skill shortage has contributed to critical IT positions not being filled.
- 84 per cent of organisations in India indicate they face additional cyber risks
- Nearly half of organisations in India (among those surveyed) suffered breaches in the past 12 months that cost more than $1 million to remediate, which is up from 38 per cent of organisations compared to last year's report.
- 69 per cent of Indian organisations expect the number of cyberattacks to increase over the next 12 months
"Over 80 per cent of respondents find it challenging to hire certified professionals, which puts organisations at risk. To strengthen their security postures and stay ahead of the growing cyber threat landscape, it's essential for organisations to prioritise cybersecurity training and upskilling," said Vishak Raman, Vice President of Sales, India, SAARC and Southeast Asia at Fortinet.