Cyber Factoids

A few numbers to tickle your interest.

by Eric Holdeman / March 3, 2019

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).