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Automation has been influencing the labor market for many years and is making inroads into information security, but automation will not negate the need for humans working in this field.


  • Security is about so much more than technology. People and processes are essential to work alongside the technology on a day-to-day basis to address the cyberthreat landscape, driven by an organization’s GRC influences on security.

Features and Benefits

  • Considers the increasing use of automation in cybersecurity technology and how this might influence the need for humans working in this field.
  • Assesses the combination of people, processes, and technology in security, driven by governance, risk, and compliance.

Key questions answered

  • Will increased automation in cybersecurity solve the workforce shortage?
  • What type of roles are required in information security?

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  • Summary
  • The rapidly expanding cyberthreat landscape demands increasingly sophisticated technology
  • Without people and processes an organization is easy prey for attackers
  • Think about cybersecurity as a combination of people, processes, and technology driven by GRC


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