July 11, 2020


In Florida and nationwide, cyber-security jobs are waiting to be filled

Carlton Proctor | 6/25/2020

There is a shortage of cyber-security professionals in Florida, with more than 25,000 unfilled cyber-security jobs in the state. Nationwide, there are more than 500,000 jobs available. Eman El-Sheikh, director of the University of West Florida Center for Cybersecurity in Penascola, talked with FLORIDA TREND about cybersecurity trends.

Need: “A recent survey by the cyber-crimes magazine Cyber Security Ventures estimates that globally there will be 3.5 million unfilled cyber-security related jobs in 2021. And I think those numbers actually are low.”


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