AuthorsCommittee on Professionalizing the Nation's Cybersecurity Workforce: Criteria for Future Decision-Making; Computer Science and Telecommunications Board; Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences; National Research Council
DescriptionProfessionalizing the Nation's Cybersecurity Workforce? Criteria for Decision-Making considers approaches to increasing the professionalization of the nation's cybersecurity workforce. This report examines workforce requirements for cybersecurity and the segments and job functions in which professionalization is most needed; the role of assessment tools, certification, licensing, and other means for assessing and enhancing professionalization; and emerging approaches, such as performance-based measures. It also examines requirements for the federal (military and civilian) workforce, the private sector, and state and local government.
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