President Signs Executive Order to Boost Federal Cyber Workforce


The White House launched its latest effort to bolster the government’s cybersecurity workforce.

President Trump issued an executive order Thursday that introduces new initiatives and expands existing national efforts aimed to “grow and strengthen” America’s cyber workforce. The programs laid out in the order will help better standardize cross-government language around cybersecurity, incentivize engagement from academia and federal agencies, and accelerate learning to address the nation’s urgent need to fill the cyber workforce gap.

Quote from the document: "America built the internet and shared it with the world; now we will do our part to secure and preserve cyberspace for future generations."

That starts with training... You can read the full text of the executive order here:

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