[ISN] Agencies Get Marching Orders for Filling ‘Major’ Cyber Talent Shortage

www.nextgov.com/cybersecurity/2015/12/agencies-get-marching-orders-filling-major-cyber-talent-shortage/124520/ By Jack Moore Nextgov.com December 15, 2015 Federal agencies face a rapidly approaching deadline to identify cybersecurity workforce shortages. Boosting the government’s information security workforce is a key part of the Obama administration’s long-term strategy for securing federal networks. It follows a 30-day rapid action plan initiated this summer to tighten online defenses in the wake of the massive Office of Personnel Management hack. By Dec. 31, agencies are required to report to the White House the top five areas