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Cyber Threat Survey Uncovers Common IT Security Attacks

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Phishing (72%), spyware (50%), ransomware (49%) and Trojans (47%) are the threats most seen by respondents’ organizations, but not all of these have significant impact. When it comes to impact, phishing causes the most damage, and 40% of survey respondents experienced phishing attacks, including spearphishing and whaling in the last year.

Source: SANS Institute

Why More American Workers Need Digital Technology Skills

“Fifty-five percent of Americans with a college degree or more say technology will make overall employment better, compared with 45 percent of those with a high-school diploma or less.”

Source: McKinsey & Company

Digital Transformation Skills Shortage Slows Progress

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Having trouble staffing your digital transformation project team? Well, you’re not alone. More organizations report a digital business skills gap within their workforce, but many can’t find a viable solution to the IT talent shortage, according to CompTIA.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

Study: B2B Digital Marketing Talent Shortage in Tech Sector

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“Less than half of marketers are advanced in the core skillsets that are important today, such as content marketing, digital media, and data analysis, so it’s logical many are looking to find new opportunities that can equip them with the skills they need to excel in the future.”

Source: Digital Marketing Magazine

IT DevOps and Continuous Delivery Gaining Adoption

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It is becoming increasingly apparent that both DevOps and Continuous Delivery require an ability to share information across the staff, tools, and processes supporting diverse life-cycle stages and functions.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

Line of Business Leaders Drive Digital Transformation

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Digital transformation requires savvy talent. That’s why more Line of Business (LoB) leaders are adding business technology experts to their staff — independent of the traditional IT department. Senior executives cite the need for specialized skills, faster response times and predictable business outcomes.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

How Technology Transforms Education and Skills Demand

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As we embark on the Fourth Industrial Revolution, it’s clear that technology will play a central role in nearly all aspects of our lives. Research by the World Economic Forum estimates that 65% of children entering primary school will find themselves in occupations that today do not exist.

Source: World Economic Forum