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Demand for Info Sec Pros Expected to Grow

DATA PROTECTION—U.S.

August 4, 2011

According to a report from the recruitment firm Barclay Simpson, demand for information security professionals is up and will continue to grow through the end of the year, reports InfoSecurity. "The information security recruitment market recovered during the course of 2010," the firm said, adding, "By the end of the year, all sectors outside of the public sector were experiencing demand similar to pre-recessionary levels." According to the report, driving the demand is the need for risk-assessment and Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard skills.    
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