Amid rising stress levels, 50% of cyber security professionals choosing vCISO as career option

As many as three-quarters of organisations are struggling with an acute shortage of cyber security personnel and this has put cyber security professionals under immense pressure as they have to keep up with security needs of new IT initiatives while struggling with meager budgets.
A global survey of cyber security professionals conducted by the Information Systems Security Association (ISSA) and independent industry analyst firm Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG) has found that while IT security teams at organisations are struggling with low headcount and increasing responsibilities, lack of adequate resources and lack of training are further impacting their effectiveness against cyber threats.