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1,759 local jobs unfilled: Cybersecurity opportunities expand amid national labor shortage


Summarized by the Alliance for Fort Gordon
Published April 27, 2022

Amid a national shortage of cybersecurity workers, employers are scrambling not only to fill jobs but to keep the employees they already have.

Alongside Americans doing their banking, home security, doctors’ visits and even crafting with digital technology – blockchain, 3-D printing, artificial intelligence, and mobile apps, to name a few types – is the demand that people’s private data stays private, and these tools remain functional. But the likelihood of hiring a qualified candidate for one of those jobs is a lot lower than that of finding Minecraft on a middle schooler’s tablet.

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