August 2010 survey by Symantec, of 1580 private businesses in industries such as energy, banking, health care, and other areas of critical infrastructure, more than half reported politically motivated cyber attacks, averaging 10 attacks in the past 5 years…..
“We have way too many people who call themselves cybersecurity people, people who might have written a report about cybersecurity, or done a risk assessment, or passed a test. We need the people who can actually reset the firewall settings so that they block attacks..”…..
The National Security Agency (NSA) plans to hire 1000 cybersecurity professionals in the next year.
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