Lack of IT staff leaving companies exposed to hacker attacks

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the Guardian

ROOT CAUSE: 81% expect a rise in demand for digital security staff, but only 16% saw that the demand would be met

ROOT CAUSE: A number of high profile cyber attacks in 2017

RISK: “The cost of dealing with cyber problems is only going to go up, insurance premiums will go up, the price of cleanups will go up.”

SOLUTION: “We were originally plucking people from IT and bolting skills on but we changed our entire recruitment policy including targeting different kinds of people,” said Rob Partridgeat BT Security.