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Needed! IT Security Skills

Jerilyn Stiles
Senior Marketing Manager

The need to safeguard data has become a hot topic lately.

security breaches have companies taking extra steps to ensure their
critical data is secure.

This has led to an increased demand for IT
security experts.

According to a recent article on Dice.com:

“Demand for the skills necessary to secure networks and data continues to drive
opportunities for security specialists. During April, job postings for
security-related positions rose 20 percent year-on-year, according to business
intelligence from Wanted Analytics.”

According to another study by Frost and Sullivan, “Demand
for security professionals in the Americas is increasing by 12% annually,
with 164,000 jobs forecast in the next year alone.” Source

Companies are  seeking security talent from the outside
to address the talent gap; however, one alternative that's often overlooked is providing existing personnel with security-related training for product areas they already manage.

Training existing staff accelerates your timeline
and reduces long-term costs associated with turnover and

Hands-on security training is available from Oracle
University across the product stack. Benefit from training and best practices directly from the
security experts at Oracle.

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Comments ( 2 )
  • Todd Zimmer Friday, November 7, 2014

    Interested in free training. Have administer Solaris and Oracle for more than 10 years.



  • Kate Tuesday, December 2, 2014

    Hi Todd,

    There are free resources at oracle.com/technetwork, but you may be interested in our Oracle Learning Streams service. This is a subscription-based learning service that is ideal for experienced users.

    you can access it at education.oracle.com/streams

    All of the content is available to preview for free, but a full subscription does cost money. It includes access to hundreds of videos plus access to our instructors.

    Please let me know if you have further questions.

    thank you,


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