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Cyber Threats, Private Sector Needs Drive CISA Hiring Spree

June 29, 2022, 8:02 PM

The government’s cybersecurity agency is taking an “all-hands-on-deck approach” to filling its current vacancies, Matt Hartman, deputy executive assistant director for cybersecurity, told Bloomberg Government.

CISA held a hiring event on Thursday, promising to make up to 150 on-the-spot offers out of more than 5,000 candidates.

A staffed-up CISA will allow the agency to work more ably alongside the private sector. The agency collaborates with “critical infrastructure owners and operators, small and medium-sized business owners, as well as the nation’s largest technology companies, Fortune 500 companies,” in order to “solve the most complicated cybersecurity problems that we are facing as ...