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Accession Number ADA590251
Title Preparing a Cyber Security Workforce for the 21st Century.
Publication Date Mar 2013
Media Count 30p
Personal Author R. W. Turk
Abstract The Department of Defense (DOD) still struggles in recruiting and training the number of qualified cyber-warriors it needs. Cyber-attacks against DOD networks continue to rise. To protect our networks and to counter future cyber-threats, the DOD must make it a priority to select, train and retain a highly skilled workforce. Currently, shortcomings in today s training and certification program undermine the DOD s ability to adequately address current threats. We do not have all the capacity and the right sets of skills to do all that is required to manage DOD networks and the evolving cyber-threat. The cyber-security workforce must evolve in order to prepare a cyber-security workforce for the 21st century. This paper examines the existing cyber-security and workforce training at the DOD and Service level and evaluates their effectiveness. It will determine if our education and training programs for cyber-professionals are synchronized across the forces. Ultimately, this study will provide recommendations on how to better prepare the cyber-security workforce for the 21st century.
Keywords Certification
Cyber- warrior training requirements
Cyberspace
Cyberterrorism
Department of defense
Education
Information assurance
Network operations
Personnel
Recruiting
Threats
Training
Uscc(Us cyber challenge)
Workforce


 
Source Agency Non Paid ADAS
NTIS Subject Category 92D - Education, Law, & Humanities
70D - Personnel Management, Labor Relations & Manpower Studies
88D - Personnel
92A - Job Training & Career Development
62D - Information Processing Standards
74 - Military Sciences
Corporate Author Army War Coll., Carlisle Barracks, PA.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note Research paper.
NTIS Issue Number 1409
Contract Number N/A

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