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Want job security? Try cybersecurity

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Even as employers added 211,000 jobs in November, prospective employees still have trouble finding jobs — unless you work in cybersecurity. That is one field where the demand for workers routinely outpaces applicants.

To help fill the shortage, universities and companies are working to train potential employees. Still, recent graduates with information security (InfoSec) skills can write their own tickets.

"Odds are there are several hundred thousand jobs today that aren't filled," said Caleb Barlow, IBM's vice president of mobile management and security, told CNBC's "On the Money" in an interview.

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