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Dearth of technical experts leaves US open to cyber attack, panel says

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March 23, 2009
Cybersecurity
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The United States isn’t producing enough engineers and technicians to combat the growing threat to government and business computer networks, a panel of security experts said yesterday.

Limitations on visas for foreign students and the attraction of careers in finance and law have contributed to the dearth in computer-security authorities, the analysts told the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee. (Boston Globe)