DOD names permanent head of new background check agency
The DOD has tapped William Lietzau to lead the Defense Counterintelligence Security Agency as its first permanent director.
Coronavirus tests states' cybersecurity, IT supply chains
With governors around the country ordering their workforces to perform duties remotely, CIOs face new logistical problems.
Agencies can learn from 18F’s ‘remote-first’ mindset during coronavirus pandemic
The government's digital services consulting group experimented with telework early on to see what secure tools worked.
Federal CIO Kent announces jobs tailored to cyber reskilling graduates
So far, there are roles listed at the Department of Homeland Security, Environmental Protection Agency and Department of Veterans Affairs.
DIB wants Pentagon to hire a ‘digital people officer’ for tech recruitment
The new role would be in charge of recruiting talented people with technical backgrounds to the DOD and making sure they stick around for a while.
For better election security, get to know the IT people
Speakers at a conference for county officials ran down numerous technical details worth noting, but the human element, they said, preceded most of them.
A psychiatrist fights the cyber industry’s mental health stigma — and appeals for help
Mental health is "even more stigmatized" in cybersecurity than in some other industries, says psychiatrist Ryan Louie.
New acting 18F chief Brian Whittaker is learning lots about effective communication via Slack
The digital services agency's new acting director talks about what it's like to be new at a "remote-first" organization and what his goals are for his time in leadership.
GSA will increase post-award feedback to offerers with INFORM 2.0
Many contractors would like to see the INFORM process adopted by all federal agencies, finding it fairer and more helpful in crafting future contract submissions.
Army appointing new ‘data representatives’ across divisions
The Army is working to spread data literacy across the ranks, ordering divisions to appoint data representatives who will work with the DOD CDO.