DON Cyberspace (Cyber) IT and Cybersecurity Workforce - Who Are We?

By Chris Kelsall - Published, September 14, 2016

Remember Clinger-Cohen and the original Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA), when it was called the Information Technology, Information Management, Information Resources Management and Information Assurance (IT/IM/IRM/IA) Workforce? That was 10 years ago. Since then, the world has moved on to cyber and cybersecurity, with a lot of workforce definitions and titles coming and going - and staying....

If you google "cybersecurity workforce" you get thousands of answers. Then try "cyber" and you get thousands more, many using "cyber" as part of "cybersecurity." Finally, if you try "cyberspace," your top three returns are all Department of Defense (DoD)-related, but there's still all that "cybersecurity" stuff mixed in. So, who are we?...

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