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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.

Young Israelis increasingly opt for cyber service and contribute to combat troop shortage

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 weeks ago

“The IDF may need many more cyberexperts, but not in the numbers that the education system producing."

Citing 'confidence gap' in American tech workforce, CompTIA creates professional association

by Shaun Waterman • 2 months ago

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

by Shaun Waterman • 3 months ago

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

by Shaun Waterman • 4 months ago

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'

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 5 months ago

Many hospitals "may not know that they have experienced an attack until long after it has occurred."

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