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Recruitment and retention of 'cyber ninjas' doesn't have to be a dark art, report says

by Shaun Waterman • 2 weeks 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 • 3 weeks ago

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

by Shaun Waterman • 2 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.

University of Maryland, Baltimore County wins national cybersecurity championships

by Chris Bing • 2 months 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 • 2 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 • 6 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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