AI can address cybersecurity personnel shortage

INDUSTRY INSIGHTAI can address cybersecurity personnel shortage By Michael Sabo Aug 08, 2016 There’s a severe shortage of cybersecurity personnel across all industries, including within the federal government. According to a recent Peninsula Press analysis of data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, more than 209,000 cybersecurity jobs are currently open in the United States, and job postings are up 74 percent over the past five years. The skills shortage is expected to grow even more dire over the next several years, stressing security managers across government. This issue is critically important in the federal government because agencies and the military are increasingly targeted by hackers. According to a White House audit earlier this year, the federal government experienced more than 77,000 “cyber incidents,” such as data thefts and other…


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