Emerging Trends

A4: Open Source for Growing the Cyber Workforce

Thursday, September 22, 2022 2:45 PM - 3:45 PM

Room 401

By all recent measures, the cybersecurity workforce is woefully understaffed. According to (ISC)², the cyber workforce gap in the United States was 377,000 in 2021. The Software Engineering Institute (SEI) at Carnegie Mellon University has been working with the U.S. government to development novel approaches designed to shrink this gap. This talk will focus on open source initiatives that bring innovative ideas to cybersecurity modeling and simulation, assessment and competitions.