Assessing Aptitude and Talent for Cyber Operations
In a world of rapidly evolving technology, it is an increasingly complex task to protect the integrity of information and security of infrastructural systems. Doing so demands a skilled workforce, which can only be assured with careful testing and selection of cyber operations specialists. We are conducting research to develop a cyber aptitude testing battery to improve selection and placement processes, but one of the biggest challenges lies in concisely characterizing the space of work roles. In this paper, we review some prior approaches to defining cyber work roles and describe our current approach to doing so at a more detailed level.
KeywordsCybersecurity Human performance Aptitude Work role modeling
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