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Wanted: Demand for security professionals is rising to keep the increasing threats at bay


Rakesh Kharwal, managing director, India, Cyberbit, refers to data from sources such as Nasscom, LinkedIn 2020 jobs report and staffing firm Xpheno, all of which point to a demand-supply mismatch among security professionals. Nasscom reveals a yawning gap, India needs 1 million experts and has less than 10,000 who can secure networks.

There is a freeze on hiring at insurance aggregator PolicyBazaar. There is one big exception, though — the company is looking to hire a head of IT security. Now with WFH, around 10 million policies being sold a year and over 10,000 agents, “we need an experienced ...


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