With startups such as Cardekho, Flipkart, InMobi and Hopscotch resorting to deferring dates of joining, are jobseekers in India losing faith in the startup boom?
A global economic slowdown, mainly due to weakening Brazilian and Chinese economies, is resulting in VCs holding their money close, and a fund crunch for startups and in turn hiring taking a hit.
Why hasn’t the cloud caught on yet?
· Most organisations are holding back on moving critical systems to the cloud because of security concerns. The spate of high profile hacking incidents is pushing corporations to take threats seriously.
· The increasing number of security certification programmes available in the market indicates that info-security as a career choice is gradually becoming popular.
· Organisations are looking to augment their infosec team through hiring certified security professionals or availing external services.
· IT auditing, ethical hacking and cyber forensics will emerge as the sought-after skills.