WGA submits bipartisan policy strategies to support America’s cyber workforce

WGA News

In correspondence with the House Committee on Homeland Security, the Western Governors’ Association (WGA) submitted bipartisan policy recommendations regarding the Committee’s recent hearing, titled, Finding 500,000: Addressing America’s Cyber Workforce Gap. The July 3 letter, signed by WGA Executive Director Jack Waldorf, recommended “supporting civilian cybersecurity reserves to bolster the National Guard and enhancing education programs like CyberCorps, the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education, and the National Centers of Academic Excellence in Cybersecurity to address workforce shortages.” Read the full correspondence for further details.

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