Shannon Vavra

Shannon Vavra

Training

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

by • 4 weeks 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 • 1 month 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 • 2 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.

Tech

At DEF CON’s aviation village, the military is interested in more than just the hacks

by • 2 months ago

The Defense Digital Service's newly minted chief, Brett Goldstein, tells CyberScoop his team intends to use the DEFCON aviation village as a way to attract recruits to hack the Pentagon.

Training

Estonia debuts first-ever cyber diplomacy training

by • 3 months ago

Estonia hosted its first “summer school” for 80 diplomats who work on cyber issues from 26 NATO and EU countries last week as part of its efforts to get cyber diplomats up to speed on international norms and technical developments in cyberspace.

Policy

U.S. Cyber Command simulated a seaport cyberattack to test digital readiness

by • 3 months ago

The simulation also included officials from throughout the U.S. government and from allied partners to emphasize stronger coordination.

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