Are your techies being poached?

Monday - 3/14/2011, 2:26pm EDT

Talented cybersecurity professionals are in high demand - so much so that now many organizations are worried their most talented employees might be poached by rivals.

CSO Online reports IT hiring is up 30 percent compared to last year.

Organizations who have suffered from weak financial returns are most susceptible to poaching of tech talent because it's often these employees who feel undervalued, unappreciated, and as if there is no opportunity for advancement.

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