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Raytheon’s Dave Wajsgras: ‘Collective Effort’ Needed to Address Cyber Workforce, Other Challenges

Dave Wajsgras, president of Raytheon‘s intelligence business segment, has said the U.S. needs what he describes as a “proactive and collective effort” to address future cybersecurity needs. Wajsgras wrote in a blog post published Thursday that the National Cyber Security Awareness Month calls for all stakeholders to reinforce their efforts to protect the …

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US News-Raytheon Report Shows Rise in STEM Education, Employment for 2015; Brian Kelly, Dave Wajsgras Comment

A new report from Raytheon and U.S. News & World Report magazine indicates the country continues to experience a workforce shortage in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields and may have to rely on foreign-born employees to fill STEM positions. The 2016 U.S. News/Raytheon STEM Index shows a 6-percent rise in the number of students who earned STEM-related graduate …

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Dave Wajsgras: Raytheon-ISC Program Seeks to Address Gender Gap in Cyber Career Opportunities

Raytheon and the ISC Foundation have partnered to facilitate a program meant to help increase female college students’ interest in information technology security. ISC and Raytheon plan to award up to $90,000 in scholarships and paid internships over a three-year period through the company’s Women’s Cybersecurity Scholarship program, Raytheon said Thursday. “Not only is …

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