According to new reports of Pearson VUE, 48% of US IT professionals are taking security training. Compared to the past year, 60 % more IT professionals are taking security exams as enterprises are investing in training for cyber security a lot more than in the past.
For more than half of these IT professionals, employers themselves are paying for the training.About 26% said that they pay for themselves.
In light of increased cyber crime reports in the recent past, enterprises are in need of cyber security experts and they lack the required talent among the exist applicants.
Reports from ISACA states that organizations at least take three months to fill positions in cyber security vacancies. Tech public reports says that tech experts took a lot of effort finding staff of cyber security last year.
61% of IT professionals holding certification mentioned the training had a positive result on their work, 40% of IT Pros are planning to attend a security certification exam this year, making it the most popular choice.
The training is actually building accidental professionals in cyber security. These include a number of women who enter from other careers like law,compliance including IT are the majority among them.