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FBI Hiring Cyber Agents, Launches @FBIJobs Twitter Page

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is stepping up its efforts to attract tech experts to the organization, hoping to bolster the ranks of cyber special agents.

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The Bureau posted a story to its website detailing efforts to attract cyber special agents, and job postings for the position are open through January 20, 2015.

The new cyber special agents will likely collaborate with the Justice Department's new cybersecurity unit, operating under DOJ's Computer Crime and Intellectual Property section. Michael Stawasz, deputy chief for computer crime at the Justice Department, described that new unit's charge in arecent interviewwith Federal News Radio's Tom Temin.

The FBI is also taking advantage of social media to attract new job candidates and make the public aware of opportunities with the Bureau, with the launch of a@FBIjobs Twitter page.

Additional career information for the FBI is available onFBIjobs.gov.

Most Wanted Talent: #FBI Seeking Tech Experts to Become #Cyber Special Agents. Learn more at http://t.co/sAKl7XzVI0 pic.twitter.com/70nvr74lh6

2014 FBI (@FBI) December 29, 2014

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