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Providing Timely and Clear Data to Support Federal Cybersecurity Workforce Needs

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Credit: Suzanne Nielsen
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Credit: Sarah Brickner
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Credit: Will Markow

Suzanne Nielsen
Deputy Assistant National Cyber Director for Workforce, Education, and Training
Office of the National Cyber Director



Sarah Brickner
Program Analyst (Data Scientist)
Employee Services, Strategic Workforce Planning, Forecasting and Methods Team

U.S. Office of Personnel Management



Will Markow
Vice President of Applied Research- Talent


Efforts to grow and sustain the federal cybersecurity workforce should be supported by evidence that informs actions or decisions and the availability of data that allows departments and agencies to evaluate and improve their performance.  This webinar will showcase some existing data sources as well as identify opportunities for future improvements that will help the federal government take a data-driven approach to improving the impact of human resources, talent management, and workforce development efforts to recruit, hire, develop, and retain a skilled workforce.


Workforce Planning for the Cybersecurity Workforce
Federal Cybersecurity Workforce Assessment Act of 2015
National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) Workforce Framework for Cybersecurity


Created December 8, 2022, Updated January 25, 2023