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Improving Cyber Workforce Training in State and Local Governments

As nearly half of public servants approach retirement age, government is scrambling to find new talent. Yet as agencies compete for new hires, they often find that recruitment time, pay and other benefits fall short of private-sector equivalents. While this is a concerning issue for all government fields, it is specifically alarming when it comes to fields like cybersecurity that require highly trained professionals to safeguard our infrastructures.

In this report, we explain how your organization can better enable cyber staff through training, testing employee skill sets and utilizing intelligence with data and analytics to make smarter decisions and respond appropriately to cyberthreats.