Cybersecurity’s people problem: More millennials needed

Faced with a growing shortage of workers, the cybersecurity industry needs to figure out how to attract a new wave of talent.

Nearly one third of organizations are not able to fill their cybersecurity positions, according to a recent survey by the cybersecurity nonprofit ISACA. For another 25 percent, the process takes six months.

The largest generation in the U.S. workforce now, according to Pew Research, is millennials, those coming of age in the early 21st century. Millennials are projected to comprise half of the working population in the next three years.

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