Citing 'confidence gap' in American tech workforce, CompTIA creates professional association
The industry association wants to create a pipeline into the workforce for cybersecurity and other IT fields.
U.S. government's cyber Scholarship-for-Service program would expand under Senate bill
The Cyber Scholarship Opportunities Act would expand the National Science Foundation's CyberCorps: Scholarship-for-Service program, which awards grants and scholarships to students in exchange for agreeing to take on cybersecurity jobs in government.
Recruitment and retention of 'cyber ninjas' doesn't have to be a dark art, report says
Large systems integrators turn out to be the government contractors with the best track record in recruiting and retaining a technically skilled cybersecurity workforce, the SANS Institute found.
Federal report: Hospital cybersecurity is in 'critical condition'
Many hospitals "may not know that they have experienced an attack until long after it has occurred."
(ISC)² survey: To recruit cyber talent, feds must make up in training, benefits, what jobs lack in pay
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.
University of Maryland, Baltimore County wins national cybersecurity championships
More than 230 colleges and universities participated at the regional level of the competition. The San Antonio-based final only gathered the top 10.