by J. D. Heyes, Natural News
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has turned to high schools in what looks to be an increasingly desperate bid to recruit hackers, as a way to stay a step ahead of competitor nations like China and Russia that routinely target U.S. national security cyber-infrastructure.
In fact, DHS is turning its hunt for young cyber-gurus into a game, of sorts, according to The New York Times, using contests and other competitions to find the best of the best – kind of like college recruiters who are looking for the best athletes. The jury is still out – way out – on whether the strategy will ultimately be successful, however.
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