Cybersecurity Trends: Cybersecurity insights for a secure tomorrow | HCL Reports

Less than 50% of applicants to cybersecurity positions are qualified for the job*

Enterprises continue to struggle with cybersecurity staffing. The survey conducted by HCL and ISACA® highlights a dearth of necessary skills

58%

Unfilled (open) cybersecurity positions

35%

No Unfilled (open) cybersecurity positions

7%

Don’t know

*Per 60% survey respondents. Download the report for more details.

32% of enterprises take 6 months or more to fill a cybersecurity position with a qualified candidate

  • < 2 weeks 1%
  • 1 month 5%
  • 2 months 11%
  • 3 months 30%
  • 6 months or more 32%

Most of the enterprises fear a cyberattack in 2019

Today, enterprises feel that the following threat actors are most likely to attack them

32%

Cybercriminals

23%

Hackers

15%

Non-malicious insiders

13%

Malicious insiders

09%

Hactivists

While Phishing remains the predominant attack type even today as compared to prior years

Top threat actors and attack vectors remain largely consistent year over year, while phishing, malware and social engineering continue to top the list of prevalent attack types. Learn how to identify the attacks that are most prevalent and determine which programs and reporting structures combat the prevailing attacks most effectively.

Only a fraction of enterprises is confident of its cybersecurity capabilities

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