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

by Shaun Waterman • 2 weeks 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.

University of Maryland, Baltimore County wins national cybersecurity championships

by Chris Bing • 1 month ago

More than 230 colleges and universities participated at the regional level of the competition. The San Antonio-based final only gathered the top 10.

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

by Chris Bing • 1 month 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 • 4 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.

NSA seeks pay bump for its 'high-end, exquisite civilian talent'

by Chris Bing • 5 months ago

NSA Director Michael Rogers recently authorized the introduction of a specially tailored compensation package for the spy agency’s “high-end” cybersecurity workforce.

Former intel officials: Trump's win is already hurting recruitment efforts

by Chris Bing • 5 months ago

President-elect Donald Trump’s rise to the White House may have a detrimental effect on the U.S. intelligence community’s ability to both recruit new talent and retain career professionals, former intelligence officials said Wednesday during a panel discussion at the CATO Institute.

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