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NIST: Remote Learning, Cyber Training Could Improve Telework Security

NIST: Remote Learning, Cyber Training Could Improve Telework Security

The National Institutes of Standards and Technology has developed the Initiative for Cybersecurity Education workforce framework, which details how federal agencies should divide cybersecurity roles. NICE Director Rodney Peterson said the coronavirus pandemic is an opportunity for the government to audit the cyber skills of its employees and identify gaps that remote learning can solve. He said the current demand cybersecurity training could become the pilot for overhauling the whole training ecosystem, FedScoop reported Wednesday. Peterson added that the government is still in its infancy regarding such training arrangements. Simone Petrella, the CEO of cyber workforce development firm CyberVista, said telework's added exposure to cyber threats requires government employees to adopt security skills regardless of their current role.   

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Tags: COVID-19 cybersecurity CyberVista FedScoop Future Trends National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education National Institutes of Standards and Technology NICE Cybersecurity Workforce Framework Rodney Petersen Simone Petrella

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