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<p>Conference attendees arrive at the Black Hat USA 2014 cyber security conference in Las Vegas on Aug. 6. Federal systems grow more susceptible to attack as the government?s online offerings expand to user-friendly websites and apps, experts say. </p>

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Workforce education needed
November 10, 2014 8 p.m.

Workforce education needed

Federal government struggles against cyberattacks

A $10 billion-a-year effort to protect sensitive government data, from military secrets to Social Security numbers, is struggling to keep pace with an increasing number of cyberattacks and is unwittingly being undermined by federal employees and contractors.