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Demand for Cybersecurity Workers Outstripping Supply

Third Annual Burning Glass Analysis Finds Signs Problem May Persist...

Boston, July 30, 2015 - American employers have realized the vital importance of cybersecurity and are hiring workers to catch up. However, as employers scramble to build their cybersecurity workforce, a worker shortage is emerging that may require long-term solutions, according to a new labor market analysis by Burning Glass Technologies.


The NICE Framework: Why You Need to Understand this Important Initiative

Abstract - Cybersecurity is an emerging profession. It is far too vast and complex to be a specialty area of one of the electronic disciplines. Instead it is a fully defined discipline in-and-of itself. The National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST), National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) represents a body of knowledge for this new field and in that respect it defines the concepts and practices that are legitimate areas of professional work and workforce education and training. The rationale and the detailed structure of this groundbreaking model are presented here along with how it fits with substantive efforts to ensure the U.S. critical infrastructure.


Women in Business: Diana L. Burley, Cybersecurity Professor, George Washington University

HuffPost Business - Diana L. Burley, Ph.D. is an award-winning workplace cybersecurity professor, researcher and consultant who currently serves as a full professor in the Graduate School of Education and Human Development at the George Washington University in Washington, DC. She is a co-author of the well-received Enterprise Software Security: A Confluence of Disciplines (Addison Wesley, 2014).


8 STEM Websites To Excite Kids About Tech

InformationWeek - This week is Computer Science Education Week, which President Obama kicked off Monday with an Hour of Code at the White House and related announcements, such as a $20 million philanthropic commitment to train 25,000 new computer science teachers for US schools by fall 2016. Of course, the hour of code is somewhat symbolic -- sure, we've all got to start somewhere, but learning will require a longer term approach.

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