Hackers Courted | NSA Recruiting For War

Luring young tech-talent is a major priority. 

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Last year, the DHS assembled a cyberskills task force, which drew from hacker hubs including Facebook and DefCon, to recommend changes in their recruiting. To get the estimated 600 more hackers the DHS needs, the report concluded, the agency should “focus more attention and resources on…‘branding’ of cybersecurity positions,” including “cool jobs.”

After decades of seeming like a sci-fi fantasy, the cyberwar is on.

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