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Issue No. 01 - January/February (2010 vol. 12)
ISSN: 1520-9202
pp: 14-23
H. Raghav Rao , State University of New York, Buffalo
Sharmistha Bagchi-Sen , State University of New York, Buffalo
Shambhu J. Upadhyaya , State University of New York, Buffalo
JinKyu Lee , Oklahoma State University
ABSTRACT
The information security workforce is one of the fastest growing subgroups in IT, but little is known about the field's characteristics and educational and professional environments. This article reports on a survey that sheds light on the information security workforce's task responsibilities, job market conditions, and training needs. The study's results should help companies, prospective information security professionals, and educational institutions alike understand the issues pertaining to this labor niche and fulfill the increasing labor demands.
INDEX TERMS
information security workforce, skill requirements, job responsibility, job market conditions, turnover intention, Ontologies, OWL, the Semantic Web
CITATION
H. Raghav Rao, Sharmistha Bagchi-Sen, Shambhu J. Upadhyaya, JinKyu Lee, "Anatomy of the Information Security Workforce", IT Professional, vol. 12, no. , pp. 14-23, January/February 2010, doi:10.1109/MITP.2010.23
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