CISA awards $2M to bolster cybersecurity workforce training

Healthcare IT News

Kat Jercich

The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency announced this week that it had issued a first-of-its kind $2 million award to two organizations developing cyber workforce training programs.

NPower and CyberWarrior will use the money to address the cybersecurity workforce shortage around the country, said the agency.

"CISA is dedicated to recruiting and training individuals from all areas and all backgrounds with the aptitude and attitude to succeed in this exciting field," said CISA Director Jen Easterly in a statement.

"It’s not just the right thing to do; it’s the...

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