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Feds Need 10,000 Cyber Security Experts

Jun 08, 2009, 16:02 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Alex Green)

"Secretary of Defense Robert Gates said earlier this year that the Department of Defense (DoD) must be able to train 200 cyber security experts, up from 80 now. How about the whole U.S. government?

"There's a clear need in agencies as diverse as energy, aviation, and, of course, defense.

""We are conducting a national competition and talent search to find 10,000 security experts for the entire government," James Christy, director of future exploration (FX) at the Defense Cyber Crime Center (DC3) and a former security officer in the Air Force told InternetNews.com."

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