Close the cybersecurity workforce gap with better skills assessments

October 6, 2020
Events such as the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) Virtual Cybersecurity Education Conference planned by NIST this December are viewed as instrumental in encouraging young people to learn more about cybersecurity. Today’s columnist, Laura Lee of By Light Professional IT Services, LLC, offers some ideas for how the industry can more effectively promote cyber as a long-term career. (Credit: NIST)
  • Well-defined entry points and subdisciplines.
  • More dynamic, hands-on teaching methods.
  • Cybersecurity talent identification and aptitude assessments.
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