Cyber security skills: what are they and where can we find them?

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Are Hollywood-driven stereotypes of computer 'geeks' putting people off a career in IT security?
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Are Hollywood-driven stereotypes of computer 'geeks' putting people off a career in IT security?

Are talented potential cyber security specialists being put off by Hollywood-driven stereotypes, asks MWR's Martyn Ruks

Many UK businesses fail to attract the talent they need to keep them secure. They are not alone: it has been a big issue for years, with ‘cyber security' added to the UK skills shortage register in...

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