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Uncle Sam Is Looking For Thousands Of Good Men & Women For Cybersecurity

June 15th, 2010 · No Comments

The U.S. government is looking to recruit thousands of men and women for its cybersecurity efforts, according to an article in Homeland Security Newswire, and a nationwide talent search has been launched t0 help fill the need:

The U.S. Cyber Challenge is looking for 10,000 young Americans with the skills to fill the ranks of cybersecurity practitioners, researchers, and warriors.

“The U.S. Cyber Challenge is a nationwide talent search that aims at nurturing those individuals who are interested to make it through the abyss on the other side where there are scholarships, internships and jobs,” says Karen Evans, the one-time de facto federal CIO. “This is a framework to develop their skills, give them access to advanced education and exercises, and enable them to be recognized by colleges and employers where their skills can be of the greatest value to the nation.”

The full article can be found here.

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