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NIST highlights ‘wanted’ sign with new data on shortfalls in cybersecurity workforce

November 08, 2018 |
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With new numbers to illustrate the persistent challenge of staffing cybersecurity positions in the public and private sector, the National Institute of Standards and Technology is pointing to CyberSeek, an interactive tool aimed at helping employers, educators, career counselors, students, current workers, and policy makers build and maintain the U.S. cybersecurity workforce.

“Within the cybersecurity field, the ratio of existing cybersecurity workers to the number of cybersecurity job openings is 2-to-3,” reads a NIST news bulletin featuring data from the...

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