Cybersecurity skills shortage putting public, private sectors at risk, experts say

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June 09, 2017 12:04:06

The WannaCry virus affected hundreds of thousands of computers across the globe including at hospitals, banks and universities
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Experts say Australia is at risk, as there aren’t enough skilled people to fight cybercrime. (ABC)

A global shortage of cybersecurity professionals is impacting Australia as government departments, corporations and businesses compete for talent, in response to an increasing number of attacks.

According to annual surveys by Telstra, almost 60 per cent of businesses experienced at least one disruptive security breach a

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