Tag Archives: RAND Corporation

Cybersecurity Professionals Shortage Risk to US Security

Demand for trained cybersecurity professionals who work to protect organizations from cybercrime is high nationwide, but the shortage is particularly severe in the federal government, which does not offer salaries as high as the private sector. This shortage — particularly for positions within the federal government — creates risks for national and homeland security, says a new study from the RAND Corporation.

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US Needs New Strategy to Combat Terrorism: Study

Since 2010, there has been a 58 percent increase in the number of jihadist groups, a doubling of jihadist fighters and a tripling of attacks by al Qa'ida affiliates. The most significant threat to the U.S., a new study concludes, comes from terrorist groups operating in Yemen, Syria, Afghanistan and Pakistan.

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