Hackers Can Work for the Feds - No Degree Required
This is for all of you undiplomed IT security dudes / chicks out there; if you're looking for a job, the US government is hiring!
Las Vegas (NV) - The great need for qualified computer security personnel is now forcing the government to rethink rigid hiring guidelines. At the Defcon computer security convention in Las Vegas, more than a dozen federal agents told attendees that traditional requirements like college degrees and polygraph tests were no longer strictly required for government employment. They also said security clearances are being approved quickly.
Wise move Feds: If you can't beat the guys that can get in your systems, have them work for you!