Forcepoint’s Eric Trexler: Cyber National Guard, Other Creative Approaches to Help Gov’t Build Cyber Workforce

Eric Trexler

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 28, 2018 — Eric Trexler, vice president of global governments and critical infrastructure at Forcepoint, has backed the creation of a cyber-focused National Guard in an effort for agencies to bolster their hiring and retention of cybersecurity workers, ExecutiveBiz reported Dec. 10.

Trexler wrote in an opinion piece published Dec. 7 that other nontraditional approaches to establish a stable cyber workforce are retraining professionals from different fields and locations to become cybersecurity experts; automating menial tasks to help cyber workers focus on more impactful work; as well as consolidating all cybersecurity operations under one central agency.

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