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Presidential Memo Bolstered Diversity in National Security Workforce

President Barack Obama has called for greater diversity in the national security workforce which includes the departments of State, Defense, Justice, Treasury, Homeland Security, the Intelligence Community and the U.S. Agency for International Development. Obama said in a presidential memorandum published Wednesday that the national security workforce is less diverse than the rest of the …

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Stephanie O’Sullivan: Cyber Literacy, Empowerment, Diversity Key to Cybersecurity Efforts

Stephanie O’Sullivan, principal deputy director of national intelligence, believes that the government’s cybersecurity efforts could use the help of the diverse pool of talents in industry and academia. In her written remarks Thursday at the Cyber Education Summit, O’Sullivan said the cybersecurity community must work together to increase cyber literacy and …

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Terry Halvorsen: DoD Needs Younger, Diversified IT Workforce

Terry Halvorsen, acting Defense Department chief information officer, is looking to diversify the Pentagon’s information technology workforce by hiring younger workers, AFCEA International reported on June 25. Halvorsen spoke at the recent AFCEA International Cyber Symposium about DoD’s need for workers with more than just the right skill sets, Robert Ackerman writes. “We need …

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