A few numbers to tickle your interest.
Here are some cybersecurity facts and numbers from Government Technology magazine to show you the level of interest in cyber issues.
- The biggest workforce need for IT professionals is 98% are looking for cybersecurity specialists.
- All 50 states have someone working full time in cybersecurity
- 57% have someone working on privacy
- 70% of respondents are using security as a service today.
- 75% of respondents are spending 1-5% of their budget on cybersecurirty (watch that number jump up!)
- 64% of respondents have implemented AI for cybersecurity (an auto-threat detection tool).