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CTI publications, reports, and research provide answers to critical questions and guidance on concrete actions that will help you find, develop, motivate, and retain cyberstars.
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How large organizations identify, recruit, and retain cyber stars.

Recruiting and Retaining Cyber Stars - Three Essential Practices to Become a Great Place to Work for Top Cyber Talent

2021
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What Works in Finding Elite Cybersecurity Talent: Promising Practices for Chief Information Officers A Report of the CIO Institute

2021
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Recruiting and Retaining Cybersecurity Ninjas A Report of the Center for Strategic & International Studies

Oct. 2016
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How the British government deployed a digital learning game to identify thousands of cyber stars in high school: a model that can scale nationally across the U.S.

CyberStart Game, Cyber Foundations, and Her Majesty’s Government CyberDiscovery Program

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How important are college degrees for cybersecurity jobs?

Academic credentials are a poor measure of talent. So why do businesses keep relying on them?

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Consensus assessments of cyber security workforce enhancement tools

Relative value of cyber security certifications for selecting job candidates to interview for starting level jobs

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Homeland Security Advisory Council U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security CyberSkills Task Force Report Fall 2012

The Cybersecurity Workforce Gap by William Crumpler & James A. Lewis Center for Strategic & International Studies

Jan. 2019
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A Human Capital Crisis in Cybersecurity: Technical Proficiency Matters A Report of the CSIS Commission on Cybersecurity for the 44th Presidency

Nov. 2010
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National Public Radio Report on the Severe Shortage of Cyber Technicians and Engineers Transcript of Interviews with Jim Gosler, cyber expert and fellow at Sandia National Laboratory, and Alan Paller, Research Director, SANS Institute

July 2010
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The DHS Task force on Cyberskills calls for radical expansion of the pipeline of highly qualified candidates for technical mission-critical jobs. The Centers of Academic Excellence are failing to meet the need.

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Cyber Deterrence will work only when leaders of adversary nations know we have a credible cyber strike force.

The sustained recruitment, training, and retention of a top-notch cyber cadre is a high priority. Testimony Report by Dr. Craig Fields, Chairman, U.S. Defense Science Board and Dr. Jim Miller, Member, Defense Science Board and Former Under Secretary of Defense (Policy) Before the Armed Services Committee, United States Senate:
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How organizations are enabling young people to learn about cool jobs in cybersecurity

The cyber career wall: introducing young cyber security professionals from great places to work telling their stories about how cool the jobs are and how they got there

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Breaking the code on bringing diversity to cyber security professionals workforces

A US high school program with 535,000 high school students who are majority Black and Hispanic were introduced to Cyber on Wednesday, July 21, 2020

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Building bridges from Girls Who Code to CyberStart

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How CIOs use on-campus internship programs and other college programs to find great cybersecurity employees

CIOs from FedEx and other large employers where cyber security talent is valued describe exemplary college talent identification programs.

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College cyber clubs as the secret weapon for employers to find great talent.

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Important efforts that are helping women get into cybersecurity

How Google and Bloomberg are helping women get into cybersecurity

2021
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