Demand for IT security pros growing fast

Tuesday, 9 November 2004, 10:11 AM EST

Demand for qualified IT security staff is growing fast, with the global total of professionals expected to increase to 2.1 million by 2008 at a compound annual growth rate of 13.7 per cent from 2003.

Based on primary and secondary research, analyst firm IDC estimates the number of information security professionals worldwide to be 1.3 million, a 14.5 per cent increase over 2003.

By Robert Jaques at vnunet.

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