From the Fall 2015 Issue

SPECIALIZED TALENT: National Cyber Analyst Challenge Focuses on Recruiting University Students

Chris Kearns
Vice President of Enterprise IT Solutions Lockheed Martin

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Identifying, hiring and retaining cyber specialists is becoming increasingly competitive in today’s marketplace. Corporations, government, and other organizations are actively seeking skilled information technologists with cybersecurity specialties such as intelligence analysis and identification, forensics, and fusion. In fact, more than 26,980 cybersecurity-related positions were open in April 2015 on the popular job-seeking website SimplyHired.com. Those seeking cyber job opportunities are still finding it challenging to integrate their operational skills with the strategic threat and cyber analysis skills typically gained through hands-on training.

Lockheed Martin and Temple University’s Institute for Business and Information Technology . . .

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