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Tue, 9 Mar. 2021

Cybersecurity Innovations & Hiring Trends in APAC

Cybersecurity breaches have increased by 67% since 2014 with each security breach costing an average of around US$3.92 million, according to the latest data. Mariott International, Zoom and even Singapore’s Ministry of Health are just some examples of organisations subjected to cybersecurity attacks in recent years. While it is evident that cybersecurity is a growing challenge for businesses around the world, of greater concern is the fact that most businesses – about 95% – do not have adequate cybersecurity practices in place, making them especially vulnerable to attacks.

Investing in the right tools is definitely a start, but one of the best ways to plug these security gaps is to hire the right cybersecurity talent on the market – but what are the most relevant skill sets out there? With cybersecurity trends and threats evolving constantly, what kind of talent should businesses hire?

Top challenges when recruiting Cybersecurity talent

To answer these questions, Michael Page spoke to Cybersecurity experts from across Asia Pacific, representing organisations such as CSIRO’s Data61, PT Vantage Point Security Indonesia, Sangfor Technologies Inc., Hack in the Box and Cipla.

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