Tech layoffs aren't hitting this digital job market where over 700,000 workers are needed

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Strong demand for cybersecurity workers is continuing even as big technology companies lay off thousands of employees.

That’s not a big surprise, as cybersecurity is seen as one of the more resilient areas for tech investment in a more cautious economic environment — though even it is not immune from the tech sector slowdown. But it is an area for young professionals, college students, and workers looking to make career transitions to focus on as the tech sector’s labor force contracts significantly for the first time in a decade, from the largest companies to the venture-backed startup community.

There were 755,743 online job postings in cybersecurity as of December, according to new research from cybersecurity workforce analytics site

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