Where's The Talent? 10 Ways The IT Security Job Landscape Is Changing

Mobile Skills, BYOD Top Of Mind

A whopping 74 percent of respondents, regardless of company size, job title or industry vertical, indicated that security professionals' involvement in mobile security and BYOD was required. As such, 72 percent of respondents said that enhanced technical knowledge was required to work within the mobile security/BYOD space, followed closely by an enhanced understanding of security of applications at 70 percent. Knowledge of compliance issues ranked third with 66 percent of respondents saying it was required. How security applies to the cloud came in next at 47 percent, followed by an enhanced understanding of cloud security guidelines and reference architectures at 45 percent. Contract negotiation skills ranked last with only 11 percent of respondents marking it as a required skill for working within mobile security and BYOD.

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