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FBI's recruitment strategy for cybersecurity pros starts early, focuses on high school

by Chris Bing • 2 days ago

"What we want to do is get to these kids in high school, get them into STEM programs and then we want to get them into colleges and universities that sponsor Scholarship for Service," a top bureau official said at CyberTalks.

Financial institutions launch their own cyber range to train defenders, test tools

by Shaun Waterman • 3 days ago

Banks, insurance companies and other financial institutions are banding together to design and build a series of computer environments where defenders can exercise, train and test tools to defend their real computer networks.

Elevation of Cyber Command will make it more like its elite brethren

by Shaun Waterman • 2 months ago

The elevation earlier this month was mandated by Congress, widely anticipated and won't alter much. But buried in the detail is a change that counts.

(ISC)² survey: To recruit cyber talent, feds must make up in training, benefits, what jobs lack in pay

by Shaun Waterman • 5 months ago

Federal agencies pay an average of $7,000 a year less to cybersecurity personnel than their private sector counterparts, so they need to offer training and other benefits and recruit more from overlooked groups like women and minorities.

Inside the NSA's CDX, a high-tech competition pitting cadets against elite attackers

by Chris Bing • 6 months ago

Professional hackers from the NSA, U.S. Cyber Command and foreign militaries are launching a barrage of cyberattacks this week — against teams of students.

Meet the man responsible for teaching some of the NSA's best young hackers

by Chris Bing • 9 months ago

Underlining the NSA's race to hire the best and brightest is a list of universities that offer myriad of computer security training programs, each providing a stepping stone into the secretive agency. In this context, Carnegie Mellon University is to the NSA what the University of Alabama is to the NFL.

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