Human vs autonomous cyber defence

Last updated 24 Jan 19 @ 09:30 |

Paul Theron examines the importance of cyber defence specialists and why it’s vital that the shortfall is made up as soon as possible

There’s an estimated shortage of 50,000 cyber defence specialists in the UK, and up to two million worldwide. In July 2018 the UK Parliament's Joint Committee on the National Security Strategy published a report describing a ‘chronic’ lack of digital skills, even when it came to the Government’s own security bodies. While the UK may have one of the most advanced digital economies, there isn’t the foundation of skills . . .

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