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Bridge to Somewhere: Meeting Security Staffing Needs Despite Skills Gap

Bridge to Somewhere: Meeting Security Staffing Needs Despite Skills Gap Homeland Security TodayThe cybersecurity skills gap has grown steadily in recent years and seems to widen more every day. Meanwhile, there’s been a corresponding uptick in the investments agencies have made to secure their networks, data and intellectual property in response to the rising frequency, sophistication and cost of cyber attacks.

Federal agencies, like their commercial counterparts, need skilled security professionals to help them combat cyber threats—and it’s no secret that such professionals are in short supply.

Attracting and retaining experienced security operatives has become a top priority, but it’s tough for agencies to keep trained professionals on staff and tenured when so few of them are available in the first place.

Read the complete report here in the current December/January Homeland Security Today.

Paul Nguyen is president of CSG Invotas.

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