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MANAGE TALENT

Find, Attract, and Retain Cyber Professionals.

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EXPLORE THE WORKFORCE FRAMEWORK

Explore Cybersecurity Specialty Areas, Tasks and KSAs defined in the National Workforce Cybersecurity Framework.

Workforce Development

LEARN ABOUT WORKFORCE PLANNING

Align your workforce to current and future skill requirements.

Career Planning

VIEW PROFESSIONAL PROFILES

Learn about what it takes to become a cybersecurity professional.

Becoming a Cybersecurity Professional

Sometimes the best way to learn about a career field is to hear from those who work in it. In this section, you will find interviews with cybersecurity professionals, hiring managers, and researchers. These professionals highlight the benefits of their careers, how they navigated and attained their positions, and their thoughts on the profession. These interviews allow visitors to picture themselves as a cybersecurity professional. This is the ultimate “insiders” perspective.

Please visit the Professional Profiles page to read more about these cybersecurity professionals. 

The Important Role of Talent Management

Talent Management is an all-encompassing term for strategic human capital activities that include recruitment/hiring, onboarding, engagement, succession planning, performance management, workforce planning, retention, and leadership development. The talent management lifecycle is all about identifying who you need, how you get them, and how you engage/develop them from planning to execution.

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