How we are using assessment to build and sustain a cybersecurity workforce - panel discussion
The cyber workforce must grow quickly to address the ubiquitous cyber security threat. As assessment professionals, we must develop and implement highly valid and effective tools for selecting and managing the performance of cyber workers. This panel will foster future assessment work in this area by providing an update on resources, tools and techniques being used to address this challenge, and by discussing some examples of important assessment efforts. Panel members include three individuals who have or are developing cyber workforce solutions.
Dr. Lance Anderson has 30 years of experience developing solutions including selection tools, recruitment and retention guidance, standards and certification tools, and career development tools. In a recent project, he directed a team that developed advanced technical interviews to identify cybersecurity experts.
Dr. Rachel Dreibelbis is a Cyber Workforce Development Consultant at Booz Allen Hamilton where she specializes in the design of talent assessments and strategic programs for growing and developing cyber workforces within the government and military. Rachel received her M.A. and Ph.D. in Industrial-Organizational psychology from the University of South Florida.
Dr. Kristophor Canali works as a Research Psychologist at the U.S. Army Research Institute. He has developed, validated, and implemented cyber knowledge assessments for entry and advanced level cyber positions in the Army. He has also conducted systems thinking research in addition to working on various other cyber research projects.
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