Will pay freeze impact cybersecurity hiring?

Tuesday - 11/30/2010, 4:00pm EST

How will the proposed two year federal pay freeze affect the government's ability to recruit cybersecurity experts?

Federal Chief Performance Officer Jeffrey Zients says it won't. Zients says he's confident that the federal government's overall value proposition is quite strong and a pay freeze will not get in the way of efforts to recruit the best and brightest.

Gov Info Security reports feds often choose to work for the government for a higher cause, to play a vital role in addressing issues related to national protection and security.

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