Spiceworks Report 2016: Money, Happiness, & Breaches

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It is a well-known fact that information technology (IT) is a high-stress eld, lled with overworked employees trying to do the work of twice as many people as their teams actually have. The skills shortage continues to be a major concern within the IT security sector, and until this situation is resolved, IT security will likely retain its reputation as a eld that demands a lot from its practitioners. Nevertheless, those who work in IT security, and those in the broader IT industry, tend to like their jobs and take the work that they do very seriously, as evidenced by responses provided by IT professionals in the Spiceworks community (SpiceHeads).