State Department saw ‘significant’ IT staffing reductions during federal hiring freeze
Civil service staffing for IT positions declined 6.3% through May 2018, according to an Office of Inspector General report.
USDA unveils program to develop next generation of CIOs, CISOs
The department is looking for current employees who have served in leadership roles and want to lead its information technology community.
DHS ‘blew up’ its hiring system for cybersecurity talent
The new process will offer market-sensitive pay across the board and enable the department to make job offers more quickly, such as at tech conferences.
Personnel is toughest part of starting risk-based cybersecurity programs, agencies say
GAO found 16 agencies lack a cybersecurity risk management strategy. Leaders say the biggest hurdle is finding the right people.
CompTIA, White House promise 625,000 worker certifications by 2024
The trade association and the Trump administration say they want to improve the skills of hundreds of thousands of IT workers nationwide.