Cyber terrorism has become a very clear and real threat to the United States. So it’s important that we have a good cyber security workforce to protect us, but unfortunately we don’t have that. Therefore the government is working to recruit more cyber security experts, and some of them are actually students.
The Air Force set up an internship program for high school students who are given security clearances to work in the service’s Cyber Emergency Response Team unit. However, sequestration has forced a cancellation of the high school training program for the Air Force.
Check out the infographic below to learn more about how the government is trying to beef up their cyber security workforce.
Image compliments of Homeland Security Degrees