Shannon Vavra

Shannon Vavra

Policy

NSA contractor indicted for fudging timesheet

by • 2 months ago

It's an extremely rare charge.

Policy

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

by • 2 months 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 months 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 months 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 • 4 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 • 4 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.

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