A feature article in CIO tackles the issue of how IT pros can protect their career during an economic downturn. Akhilesh Agarwal, SVP of global business partner technology solutions at apexanalytix, was among the IT experts interviewed. He stressed that it’s important to be proactive.
“Now more than ever, IT professionals need to focus on learning and development opportunities to prepare for the potential fallout of the current crisis,” he says. And he suggests a special focus on cybersecurity:
"It’s worth noting that the rate of cyberattacks has increased significantly during the pandemic, with the FBI reporting a 200 to 300 percent increase in cybercrime complaints.”
You can read the article here.