Wanted: Cybersecurity personnel

Mohoney, Doug
March 2011
Urgent Communications;Mar2011, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p16
Trade Publication
This article provides an in-depth analysis of the shortage of information technology professionals needed to secure sensitive U.S. government data. This problem is reportedly compounded by the fact that the U.S. government agencies lag behind private firms in recruiting cybersecurity professionals because of stringent security clearance requirement. Recognizing the crisis, the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) released a report calling for improvements in educational systems and training programs in cybersecurity.


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