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Cybersecurity Roles Among Most In-Demand in U.S. Amid Rising Data Breaches

The age of digitization has radically transformed the world we live in, including the nature of threats that businesses around the globe now face. Companies worldwide have boosted their spending on cybersecurity by a whopping 70% in the span of four years since 2019, per Moody’s 2023 cyber survey.

Drata used data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics to break down the occupations with the highest projected employment growth between 2022 and 2032, and to explore why information security analysts rank so highly.

The growing rate of data breaches is among the most significant drivers of the rising demand for cybersecurity professionals. According to the Identity Theft Resource Center, there were over 3,200 reported data breaches in 2023, up from 1,800 in 2022. Nearly three-quarters of all reported data breaches in 2023 were due to cyberattacks, resulting in over 340 million victims.

Read the rest of the story at KTVZ.

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The Government Technology & Services Coalition's Homeland Security Today (HSToday) is the premier news and information resource for the homeland security community, dedicated to elevating the discussions and insights that can support a safe and secure nation. A non-profit magazine and media platform, HSToday provides readers with the whole story, placing facts and comments in context to inform debate and drive realistic solutions to some of the nation’s most vexing security challenges.

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