Tech job outlook: sizing up security

Monday, 2 February 2004, 10:22 AM EST

There are no universal truths in the I.T. world, but one statement that comes as close as any is that the demand for I.T. professionals with bona fide enterprise-security experience is strong and growing. At no other time in the industry's history have so many high-tech executives been obsessed with protecting their company's data, preventing hacker attacks, and warding off viruses and worms.

Does that mean every I.T. worker should run out and get training in the technical aspects of security? Not necessarily. Many of the new job openings require just as much business experience as they do hands-on technical know-how.

By Vincent Ryan at NewsFactor.

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