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Week 44 in Review: Budget Cuts to Hit CISA, Cybersecurity Jobs Report

I mainly focused on the economy in my published reports this week. Both articles are for Dark Reading.

ISC2 Study: Economic Conditions Continue to Sandbag Cyber Hiring | Dark Reading

Nearly 1.5 million people work in cybersecurity in North America, but even with a growing gap in skilled specialists, they bear a higher chance of hiring freezes and layoffs. (1 November 2023)

Budget Cuts at CISA Could Affect Enterprise Cybersecurity | Dark Reading

Politicians are suggesting massive cuts to CISA’s budget, threatening its missions to secure federal networks and help critical infrastructure operators fend off cyberattacks. (30 October 2023)