Shannon Vavra

Shannon Vavra

Policy

Cyber Command has drastically cut hiring time for cybersecurity roles, says DOD CISO

by • 1 week ago

The Cyber Excepted Service program is bearing some fruit, Department of Defense CISO Jack Wilmer says.

Policy

With workforce in mind, bipartisan bill proposes incentives for cybersecurity education, and more

by • 2 weeks ago

The HACKED Act is the work of the top Republicans and Democrats on the Senate Commerce Committee.

Tech

15 major companies announce effort to tackle cybersecurity workforce recruitment issues

by • 3 weeks ago

Apple, Facebook, Google, IBM, and more are working to nix requirements and eliminate gender-biased job descriptions.

Training

Government cyber reskilling programs are just getting started, Federal CIO says

by • 2 months ago

Federal CISO Suzette Kent says the two rounds of academies have had more than 2,300 federal employees apply in all.

Policy

Security clearance background checks should take three days, Rep. Will Hurd says

by • 2 months ago

“I never thought I would have to work on such a basic issue as this," the Texas Republican says about the federal security clearance process, which is still working on a large backlog of applications.

Training

NSA-approved cybersecurity law and policy course now available online

by • 3 months ago

The course, which can be accessed through Penn State University's Clark Center, touches on international and domestic cybersecurity law, cyber risk and other technical details.

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