Cyber crime-fighters: these individuals may not wear capes, but around the clock, they are working to keep our information, identities, money, health, and businesses safe.
Former IBM president and CEO Ginni Rometty describes cybercrime as:
“The greatest threat to every profession, every industry, every company in the world.”
Businesses globally report an acute need for over a million cyber experts, while in Australia alone, non-profit researcher AustCyber predicts a shortage of 18,000 cyber experts by 2026.
So who are the cyber superheroes of tomorrow? We spent three minutes with three top techies – each at different stages of their careers and lives – to find out what drives them to fight cybercrime.