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Component 4: Cybersecurity Workforce Training and Professional Development
Tri-Leads: DoD, ODNI, DHS

Develop and maintain an unrivaled, globally competitive cybersecurity workforce through the establishment, provision, setting or recommendation of standards and strategies for cybersecurity training and professional development for the nation’s workforce. 
 

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Cybersecurity Workforce Training and Professional Development is led by the Department of Defense (DoD), Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI), and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The Component, in coordination with academia, industry, and State, Local, and Tribal governments, will identify the cybersecurity training and professional development required for the nation’s cybersecurity workforce. This team will be broken into four functional areas:

  • Functional Area 1: General IT Use (Co-Leads: DHS, Federal CIO Council)

  • Functional Area 2: IT Infrastructure, Operations, Maintenance, and Information Assurance (Co-Leads: DoD, DHS)

  • Functional Area 3: Domestic Law Enforcement and Counterintelligence (Co-Leads: DOD/DC3; NCIX; DHS/USSS; DoJ)

  • Functional Area 4: Specialized Cybersecurity Operations (Lead: NSA)

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