NSA hiring recruits for cyber Cold War

August 16, 2011
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via TG Daily

The National Security Agency (NSA) is looking for a few good cybersecurity experts. They’re hoping to hire as many as 3,000 people over the next two years – so the agency can be fully staffed for a “cyber Cold War.”

According to, NSA recruiters even traveled to Las Vegas within the last few weeks to scout the high-profile hacker conference – DefCon – for potential talent.

The technical director of the Information Assurance Directorate at NSA, Dickie George, confirmed the agency is active in both the academic and corporate worlds to locate the “best and brightest” in cybersecurity.

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