Focus Area Definition
VA enhances learning and development opportunities through the implementation of several new strategies, such as developing long-term collaboration with industry, academia, non-profits, and other government entities, updating training programs to reflect real-world threats and attacks experienced by VA in partnership with Information Technology Workforce Development (ITWD).
Providing opportunities that promote employee development and growth creates a skilled workforce that is equipped to handle future cyber needs and vulnerabilities, as well as position VA as a cyber employer of choice in today's highly competitive recruiting environment.
Cultivate learning and development programs in order to:
- Create and implement a program to cultivate cyber talent
- Identify and implement aptitude and skills-maturity assessments to measure workforce readiness
- Champion the stand-up of the Cyber Training Academy to upskill and reskill the cyber workforce through hands-on training
Page last updated on September 21, 2021
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