Joe Warminsky

Joe Warminsky

Tech

Telework shift presented durable lessons about workforce, USPS and NASA officials say

by • 7 months ago

Going forward, organizations will need to define the "new normal," said USPS's CISO. Every company will have to decide if it still needs employees working side-by-side.

Culture

Delays in security clearances hit IT vendors in capital region the hardest, report says

by • 1 year ago

The backlog of background checks — typically more than 200 days for most new hires who need a clearance — has ripple effects throughout the region, according to the Greater Washington Partnership.

Culture

IT firms make their marks on 'Top Workplaces' list

by • 2 years ago

Cybersecurity company Tenable and enterprise software provider Appian were No. 5 and No. 6, respectively.

Policy

Military would emphasize recruitment for tech skills under Senate AI Caucus leaders’ bill

by • 2 years ago

The co-founders of the Senate Artificial Intelligence Caucus want the Pentagon to find more recruits with digital engineering and computer science skill sets, while establishing clear career tracks for those personnel. New legislation from Sens. Martin Heinrich, D-N.M., and Rob Portman, R-Ohio, would require the undersecretary of Defense for personnel and readiness to “promote and

Policy

Cybersecurity pros could work for multiple agencies under bill passed by Senate

by • 2 years ago

Skilled federal cybersecurity workers could be rotated among civilian agencies under bipartisan legislation the Senate passed Tuesday. The intent is not only to help fill specific gaps in the workforce, but also to help agencies recruit and retain people by offering opportunities “to enhance their careers, broaden their professional experience, and foster collaborative networks by

Government

Many federal cybersecurity vacancies aren’t being coded properly, GAO says

by • 2 years ago

One-fourth of CFO Act agencies have not completed a key requirement of a 2015 law that was intended to bring more rigor to how the federal government categorizes and fills cybersecurity jobs, a new report from the Government Accountability Office says. Six of the 24 agencies surveyed by GAO had not “completed assigning the associated

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