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Securing Our Future: Closing the Cybersecurity Talent Gap
For several years in a row, NCSA and Raytheon have partnered on a study about millennials’ attitudes toward careers in cybersecurity.
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2013 Survey Results
Career opportunities in cybersecurity are increasing but it’s not clear that Millennials are being coached to ll the need. in 2013, eighty-two percent say no high school teacher or guidance counselor ever mentioned to them the idea of a career in cybersecurity. View the full survey results to learn more.
Millennials are interested but unprepared to enter the cybersecurity profession, uncertain about the responsibilities of someone in this job, and lack mentors to help bridge the gap. View the full 2014 survey results to learn more.
Perhaps the most important step in solving the cybersecurity profession talent gap is making millennials aware of the issue and the opportunities available to them in this growing career eld. Many simply do not know that the career field is an option. View the full 2015 survey results to learn more.
With a global shortage of talent, there has been a major push in recent years to increase awareness about the cyber profession among young adults. e campaign seems to be e ective, as the number of millennials globally who said they were aware of what a cyber pro’s job entails rose from 39 percent last year to 45 percent in 2016. View the full 2016 survey results to learn more.