Secretary Napolitano Announces New Hiring Authority for Cybersecurity Experts [October 1, 2009] [open pdf - 40KB]
"Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Janet Napolitano today kicked off National Cybersecurity Awareness Month by announcing the Department's new authority to recruit and hire cybersecurity professionals across DHS over the next three years-- established to help fulfill the Department's broad mission to protect the nation's cyber infrastructure, systems and networks. 'Effective cybersecurity requires all partners--individuals, communities, government entities and the private sector--to work together to protect our networks and strengthen our cyber resiliency,' said Secretary Napolitano. 'This new hiring authority will enable DHS to recruit the best cyber analysts, developers and engineers in the world to serve their country by leading the nation's defenses against cyber threats.'"
United States. Dept. of Homeland Security: http://www.dhs.gov/