Feds Face Widening Geek Gap

On the very day that the Department of Homeland Security announced it would hire 1,000 cyber security experts, the National Security Agency (NSA) launched a new U.S. Cyber Command.

In an article on The Washington Post website, columnist Brian Krebs says that while DHS wants to recruit over the next three years, NSA has gotten a head start and might considerably deplete the talent pool.

Allan Paller, director of research at the SANS Institute, told The Washington Post that NSA “is already stealing every human being from the other side, so there is no space for DHS to hire.”

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