Communications of the IIMA


Cybersecurity is a national concern for the United States, yet the cybersecurity workforce is currently understaffed. Military capability planning can be used as a framework to evaluate and establish cybersecurity workforce development models, such as the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) Framework. These models can be used in a way that provides the nation a methodology to enhance human resource capabilities and fill the cybersecurity workforce deficit. Furthermore, this report discusses the importance of establishing and enhancing strategic recruitment initiatives that can be utilized for building a cybersecurity pipeline.