Even more problems staffing security positions
I came across yet another article about how companies can't find people to meet their information security needs. This time it's in Information Week, and here's what it says (citing a Forrester report):
Almost two-thirds of businesses say their information security departments are understaffed, and 51% say they can't find people with the required security skills.
Yet again, I'd recommend that anyone having this particular problem read the excellent book Why Good People Can't Get Jobs: The Skills Gap and What Companies Can Do About It. It essentially says that HR departments are the source of the problem. And because it happens to agree with what I've both seen and heard of in today's job market, I'm inclined to believe what it says.