Accenture and CyberCX launch cyber talent employment tool
A consortium of tech and cybersecurity organisations – including Accenture and CyberCX – has come together to launch CyberSeek, an interactive tool to monitor employment in Australia’s cyber security landscape.
CyberSeek uses data analytics and aggregation technology to deliver a real-time overview of the cyber security labour market – spanning millions of job postings in the field; demand for cyber skills by region; certified professional requirements for openings; salary expectations; growth and transition potential; and applicant volumes.
The goal is to help job seekers, employers, educators and policymakers alike bridge a growing cyber security talent gap in Australia. “The importance of technology on our economy has created urgent need for organisations to rapidly adopt secure digital tools. We need to build a skilled workforce that understands the future environment,” noted Tony Brennan, Director of Strategy at Accenture.
CyberSeek’s digital foundation was built by Accenture, in collaboration with labour market analytics specialist Burning Glass Technologies and IT certification body CompTIA – both of which have previously piloted the solution in the US.
Notable success in the US prompted the Australia launch …
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