Why the United States needs more cybersecurity experts — badly
Alan Paller, founder of the SANS Institute, says a "cyber pandemic" threatens national security and the only solution is to train more professionals.
South Texas districts open cybersecurity careers program
A new state-funded program seeks to shrink the gap in the IT security workforce by offering digital forensics and cybersecurity training.
USDA unveils program to develop next generation of CIOs, CISOs
The department is looking for current employees who have served in leadership roles and want to lead its information technology community.
Data-analytics boot camp for adult learners heads to Butler U.
The Indianapolis-based university targets professionals already in the workforce seeking new skills and career advancement.
LA controller debuts data-driven youth development strategy
His plan would use wellness and achievement data to better understand the risks that Los Angeles youth face on a day-to-day basis.
Estonia debuts first-ever cyber diplomacy training
Estonia hosted its first “summer school” for 80 diplomats who work on cyber issues from 26 NATO and EU countries last week as part of its efforts to get cyber diplomats up to speed on international norms and technical developments in cyberspace.
Universities are expanding cybersecurity education to meet broad demand
Programs like San Diego State University's degree in cybersecurity management highlight a growing demand for interdisciplinary cybersecurity skills.
To find top talent, Maryland IT bureau taps internship program
The Maryland Department of Information Technology is the first state agency to take advantage of the regional program serving hundreds of organizations.
How Michigan is becoming the model for building a cyber workforce
Michigan’s extraordinary network of research universities continues to produce an abundance of skilled high-tech professionals.
CompTIA, White House promise 625,000 worker certifications by 2024
The trade association and the Trump administration say they want to improve the skills of hundreds of thousands of IT workers nationwide.