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Reviewing Federal IT Workforce Challenges and Possible Solutions, Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Information Technology of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, United States House of Representatives, One Hundred Fifteenth Congress, First Session, April 4, 2017   [open pdf - 4MB]

This is a testimony compilation of the April 4, 2017 hearing on "Reviewing Federal IT Workforce Challenges and Possible Solutions" held before the Subcommittee on Information Technology of the House Committee on Oversight. From the statement of Lisa Depew: "The cybersecurity workforce shortage is projected to reach 1.8 million by 2022, according to the most recent Global Information Security Workforce Study. And the number of women in the field has not increased at all, coming in at only 11% globally, according to a Women in Cybersecurity report by the Executive Women's Forum and (ISC). In North America, women constitute only 14 percent of the information security workforce. The numbers are even worse for African Americans, who comprise only three percent of information security analysts in the U.S., according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics figures cited in an article in Forbes." Statements, letters, and materials submitted for the record include those of the following: Steven Cooper, Elizabeth Hyman, Lisa depew, Dan Waddell, and Nick Marinos.

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