Refreshing government’s approach to decreasing the cyber workforce gap – via Federal News Network
Dr. Barbara George, executive director of WCR, discusses how comprehensive and collaborative approaches to recruiting & developing talent at DHS is helping the agency retain cyber talent. Below is an excerpt from the article:
The National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC) within DHS recognizes that the cyber talent gap is a two-headed monster: recruitment and retention go hand-in-hand with talent development as the glue.
The NCCIC is working to improve the perception of being an ideal place to work where employees can develop their cyber skills. During the Washington Cyber Roundtable’s November event, the NCCIC shared how by creating and implementing a new talent management program they are succeeding in recruiting and retaining top cyber talent.