Information Security: The future workforce

This infographic highlights the top skills organizations are looking for in a security professional.

There has been a lot of talk both in the U.S. and internationally about a shortage in skilled IT professionals - with a predicted 864,000 IT vacancies in Europe alone by 2015.

What are these skills that organizations are looking for? This infographic by via resource highlights the top skills that make a successful information security professional and skills the future workforce will need to tackle emerging threats.

By Toni Bowers

Toni Bowers is the former Managing Editor of TechRepublic and is the award-winning blogger of the Career Management blog. She has edited newsletters, books, and web sites pertaining to software, IT career, and IT management issues.