Reading Time: 3 minutes The statistics are dismal. An estimated 3.5 million unfilled cyber positions by 2021 and today, we have over 300,000 openings in the U.S. alone. According to a New York Times article, “filling those jobs would mean increasing the country’s current cybersecurity workforce of 715,000 people by more than 40 percent,” Read more…
Reading Time: 2 minutes Last week I was lucky enough to be able to attend Circadence’s Cyber Learning Tour at the Microsoft Technology Center in Chicago. This event was hosted by Laura Lee, VP of Rapid Prototyping, and one of the lead creators of the Project Ares training platform.
Close the Cybersecurity Workforce Gap with Apprenticeships, Internships, and Other Alternative Pathways
Reading Time: 4 minutes We’ve all heard by now that the cyber workforce gap has reached a level of desperation that puts all of us, and our country, at risk. It’s time we start moving the conversation away from the problem and towards innovative solutions.
To truly narrow this cyber workforce gap, it’s crucial to solicit the collaboration and support of the “golden trifecta” – academia, commercial industries, and government.