Federal Times: Can Industry Bridge the Government Cyber Skills Gap?
Posted by Jason Parry | September 28, 2018
Federal agencies have until April 2019 to identify critical work roles and skill shortages in IT and cybersecurity as part of the Federal Cybersecurity Workforce Assessment Act. While this is a first step in determining a holistic approach to address this issue, most CIOs can already tell you that they are struggling to fill open IT and cybersecurity positions, and the situation has become critical. They need solutions now.
Closing the skills gap in federal IT won’t happen overnight, but there are some steps agencies can take right away to narrow the gap and strengthen their workforce. See what tactics we suggest in this recent column in Federal Times by our VP of Client Solutions, Jason Parry.
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