The U.S. government on July 27 launched a national talent search for high school and college students interested in working in cyber security, CNET reports. The goal of the U.S. Cyber Challenge is to find 10,000 young Americans to be "cyber guardians and cyber warriors," according to a statement from the Center for Strategic & International Studies, which is sponsoring the event. "Mostly now we have people [in government] writing policies and reports about security, rather than people who can do it," said Alan Paller, director of research at the SANS Institute. "And we're getting killed." Last week, a study...

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