The US has the world's fourth-worst shortage of cybersecurity professionals, while the UK, Israel and Ireland also are struggling to fill cybersecurity positions, a study shows. Companies such as Atrion Communications are filling the gap by training young professionals, while Ron Temske of Logicalis recommends that organizations rely on automation during the shortage.
Companies are increasingly engaging in intercompany borrowing to fund captive operations, according to a report from Marsh. Before the economic downturn, captives were largely invested in equities. The report says 52% of captives' investment consists of intercompany loans; 22% is in equities, and 20% is in cash.