NEWS | Nov. 16, 2015

Cyber Aptitude Assessment: Finding the Next Generation of Enlisted Cyber Soldiers

By Capt. Erick Waage and Sgt. Maj. Jeffrey Morris

As noted in the 2013 DoD Cyberspace Workforce Strategy, not all cyberspace personnel will have a STEM background, but instead will come from a broad variety of backgrounds. The problem is trying to find personnel having the knowledge and aptitude for cyberspace operations. There are many instruments available to measure knowledge, but there few that measure aptitude.

 

Cyber Aptitude Assessment: Finding the Next Generation of Enlisted Cyber Soldiers