We have all seen the numbers when asked about the cybersecurity skills gap. The gap continues to widen, and our reliance on digital networks is not showing any signs of slowing down. Cybersecurity vacancies are often left open for months, or closed and utilized elsewhere in the company. Some companies have shifted to automation; however, it's time for companies to realize the skills gap is not going to decrease in a timely business manner. Companies need to start adopting Security Orchestration, Automation and Response to augment their senior-level employees.