As the internet explodes, so does cybercrime – revenues from cybercrime will soon reach $1.5 trillion, with data-trading accounting for $160 billion, and Ransomware payments touching $1 billion respectively! What’s worse, individual cybercriminals can earn as much as 1/2 million dollars annually, making a career in cybercrime very lucrative.
On the contrary, there’s a significant talent shortage in the field of cybersecurity, and it’s estimated that by end 2018, the gap between demand and supply will be as high as 51%. This infographic highlights the global shortage pattern, and educational opportunities for a thriving career in cybersecurity.
How Do We Stop the Widening Cybersecurity Gap?
Infographic by – Digital Guardian