How neurodiverse candidates could help tackle the cybersecurity skills gap – Silicon Republic

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In the midst of a cybersecurity skills shortage, Hays’ James Milligan believes improving opportunities for neurominorities benefits businesses and individuals.

According to the Global Risks Report from the World Economic Forum, cyberattacks are perceived one of the biggest risks faced by businesses globally. And it seems there is merit in the concern.

Research from Deep Instinct found that malware attacks rose by 358pc in 2020, while a study from IDG Research Services found that nearly 80pc of senior IT and IT security leaders believe their organisations lack sufficient protection against cyberattacks.

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