Cyber Talent Institute

The Cyber Talent Institute (CTI) is an independent cooperative research and action organization dedicated to eliminating America’s critical shortage of cybersecurity talent within seven years.

We are dedicated to providing employers and managers with new tools to optimize recruiting, hiring, development and retention of cyber talent. You can access our knowledge library of reports, our forums, or register to our list to get updates on resources and practices that work. You can find more information on our charter on the about us page.

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We recently held the inaugural Cyber Talent CIO Forum which saw technology, business and cybersecurity leaders rising to the Cyber Talent Institute’s 25x25 Challenge to discover and train a diverse new generation of 25,000 cyber starts by the year 2025.

You can watch the sessions in the forum archive right now, featuring the CIOs of FedEx, Mastercard, General Dynamics IT, Harman and Raytheon Technologies. Learn what works in talent development, acquisition and retention. You can also sign up for resources and reports for your organization to participate.

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