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 2021 Cybersecurity Workforce Study

The (ISC)² Cybersecurity Workforce Study is conducted annually to assess the size of the current cybersecurity workforce as well as the existing talent shortage. It aims to better understand the barriers facing the cybersecurity profession and uncover strategies that organizations can use to recruit, build and strengthen their cybersecurity teams. It provides insights on these talented individuals who are excelling in this field, securing their organizations’ critical assets and advancing in their careers. This year’s study includes data on the effects of remote work on organizational cybersecurity practices, insights on the people and tech investments that are planned over the next year and recommended strategies for closing the gap.

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