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Higher pay, less red tape: U.S. launches effort to recruit talent to fight cyberattacks

November 17, 2021

Other organizations are helping to unclog the pipeline of diverse cybersecurity talent into the federal government, ranging from the Girl Scouts to the nonprofit Partnership for Public Service. But in the wake of high-profile ransomware attacks like the forced shutdown of Colonial Pipeline and JBS meat processing plants, experts concede the government is still playing catch-up.