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6 Steps to Find Your Next Dozen Cloud Security Experts (Dark Reading)

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With roughly 1 million-plus IT security jobs out there in the market, approximately 5% of them are cloud security positions, estimates Eddie Borrero, chief information security officer and enterprise information security and head of global customer support for recruiting firm Robert Half International.

And hiring for these cloud security positions is tough, especially when you consider the steep shortage of cybersecurity workers overall, Borrero notes. For example, cybersecurity training organization ISC2 forecasts a global shortfall of 1.8 million cybersecurity professionals by 2022.

“Traditional security needs to do an uptick in skills, as companies move their data and technologies to the cloud,” he says.