4 traits government agencies are looking for in cyber workers

Federal Times: Courage. Creativity. Agility. Resilience.

Those are the characteristics that a panel of federal and industry representatives said they value in hiring cyber workers during the CyberCon 2017 conference held Nov. 28.

Finding and training workers versed in cybersecurity has long been sticking point for federal agencies. According to an April 2017 report from the Government Accountability Office, the federal government needs to hire more than 7,500 workers in those areas.

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