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December 1, 2021

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Solarium staff: COVID-19 crisis underscores policy challenges on workforce shortages, countering disinformation

By Charlie Mitchell / June 4, 2020

Policymakers should seize an opportunity presented by the spike in unemployment due to COVID-19 to creatively address cyber workforce shortages, according to Cyberspace Solarium Commission staff, while the pandemic also puts a spotlight on the need for coordinated efforts to combat disinformation in the cyber realm.

The congressionally chartered commission this week released “Cybersecurity Lessons from the Pandemic,” and on Wednesday executive director Mark Montgomery and staff members Val Cofield, Laura Bate and Robert Morgus discussed the “white paper,”...

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