Theme: Bridging a critical workforce gap. Small percentage of qualified professionals available (CSIS) Poaching the experienced v. building the pool Cybersecurity labor demand growing faster than IT Non-material motivations key to recruitment, retention Colleges turn out twice as many artists as computer scientists Only 40% of fed managers satisfied with qualifications (PPS)
At the pace we're training our digital soldiers, government and the private sector won't be working together to secure the country they will be too busy fighting each other for what little manpower's coming out of the university system. Brian Fung, National Journal, May 2013
Survey Respondents In March 2014, DICE Surveyed CyberSecurity Employees. n= 126 Out of 164 total respondents we pulled responses for those that answered yes to the question: Do you currently or have you recently worked on cybersecurity-related initiatives.