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Private Sector Keys on Skills Training for Cybersecurity Awareness Month

Private sector firms who supply the government with security technologies and the professionals that make them work are seeing this year’s Cybersecurity Awareness Month and its theme – See Yourself in Cyber – as a call to jumpstart the skills training needed to fill the expanding deficit in the U.S. cybersecurity workforce.

For each of the past 18 years, the White House has declared October as Cybersecurity Awareness Month, but the monthly designation long ago became a quaint notion. Since the first declaration of an awareness month in 2004, security has increasingly become the most vital element in protecting our technology-driven society and economy.