Wednesday, December 23, 2009

As attacks increase, U.S. struggles to recruit computer security experts - washingtonpost.com

A stark reality check 

The federal government is struggling to fill a growing demand for skilled computer-security workers, from technicians to policymakers, at a time when network attacks are rising in frequency and sophistication.

Demand is so intense that it has sparked a bidding war among agencies and contractors for a small pool of special talent: skilled technicians with security clearances. Their scarcity is driving up salaries, depriving agencies of skills, and in some cases affecting project quality, industry officials said.

As attacks increase, U.S. struggles to recruit computer security experts - washingtonpost.com

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