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Noblis’ Roger Mason: In-Career Training, Education Needed to Build Cyber Workforce

Roger Mason
Roger Mason

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 1, 2016 — Roger Mason, senior vice president for national security and intelligence at Noblis, has said government agencies and businesses should implement education and in-career training programs to set viable career paths in the field of cybersecurity, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday.

“Post-college training requires a mixture of applied development and on-the-job skills in order to make a difference there, ” Mason told ExecutiveBiz in an interview.

He said there are also generational factors to consider to develop the cyber workforce from recruitment to retention and career progression.

Mason, an inductee into Executive Mosaic‘s Wash100 for 2016, also noted that the work of cyber analysts have shifted from threat data collection to threat intelligence analysis as technology has largely performed the former task.

About Executive Mosaic: Founded in 2002, Executive Mosaic is a leadership organization and media company. It provides its members an opportunity to learn from peer business executives and government thought leaders while providing an interactive forum to develop key business and partnering relationships. Executive Mosaic offers highly coveted executive events, breaking business news on the Government Contracting industry, and delivers robust and reliable content through seven influential websites and five consequential E-newswires. Executive Mosaic is headquartered in Tysons Corner, VA. www.executivemosaic.com

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