A number of recent studies predict that 2016 will be another tough year on the cyber defense front, and adding to the woes is a continued lack of IT security talent.

According to a new study by IT security firm Cybrary, more than two-thirds of organizations say there is a global shortage of skilled cyber security professionals. Only 13 percent of companies said there was an abundance of cyber security talent in their local areas. Cybrary surveyed 435 senior level technology professionals for its annual Cyber Security Job Trends Survey for 2016.

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