Boom times ahead for IT security profession

Wednesday, 10 November 2004, 12:05 AM EST

Boom times are ahead for security pros. The information security workforce will expand by an estimated 13.7 per cent annually to reach 2.1m workers by 2008. Approximately 680,000 of this expanded workforce will work in Europe.

The (ISC)2 2004 Global Information Security Workforce Study found the wider use of internet technologies, a dynamic threat environment and increasingly stringent government regulations are driving the growth of the profession.

By John Leyden at The Register.

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