[ISN] Cyber warrior shortage hits anti-hacker fightback

http://uk.reuters.com/article/2013/10/13/us-security-internet-idUKBRE99C03F20131013 By Peter Apps and Brenda Goh Reuters Oct 13, 2013 For the governments and corporations facing increasing computer attacks, the biggest challenge is finding the right cyber warriors to fight back. Hostile computer activity from spies, saboteurs, competitors and criminals has spawned a growing industry of corporate defenders who can attract the best talent from government cyber units. The U.S. military’s Cyber Command is due to quadruple in size by 2015 with 4,000 new personnel while Britain announced a new Joint Cyber Reserve last month. From Brazil to Indonesia, similar forces have been set up. But demand for specialists has far outpaced the number of those qualified to do the job, leading to a staffing crunch as talent is poached by competitors offering big salaries. […]




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