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The following activities have been initiated since the publication of the report Supporting the Growth and Sustainment of the Nation's Cybersecurity Workforce in May 2018. In some instances, the activities below have a direct correlation to the report and reference implementation of the actions and recommendations in the report. 


In July 2018, the White House release an Executive Order Establishing The President’s National Council For The American Worker. The purpose of the council is to develop policy and strategy recommendations related to improving the workforce in America. The Executive Order also establishes an American Workforce Policy Advisory Board to offer diverse perspectives on how the federal government can improve education and training for American workers .

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In September 2018, the White House released a National Cyber Strategy. The Strategy demonstrates commitment to strengthening America’s cybersecurity capabilities and securing America from cyber threats. Pillar 2 of the Strategy describes promoting American prosperity and places priority action on developing a superior cybersecurity workforce.

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In May 2019, the White House released an Executive Order on America’s Cybersecurity Workforce. The Executive Order will implement programs that will grow and strengthen our Nation’s cybersecurity workforce to meet the challenges of the 21st century.

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Created May 8, 2019, Updated December 14, 2020