Background investigations reform shifts focus with backlog down
Lawmakers want to ensure a streamlined process will still exclude "the Edward Snowdens of the world."
‘Rigid’ pay system blamed for Federal Cyber Reskilling Academy struggles
The U.S. Merit Protection Board has some ideas for a reskilling program that has yet to mint any new cybersecurity experts.
VA developing cyber careers program to fill gaps in workforce framework
The department is in the process of identifying new work roles tied to VA-specific positions.
The process for security clearance reciprocity needs to change
In this op-ed, Charlie Allen says its time to institute changes to the security clearance process that Congress passed 15 years ago.
Margaret Weichert details federal workforce progress, and what’s to come
Building in agility to federal service, she said, is "absolutely critical."
Cyber Command has drastically cut hiring time for cybersecurity roles, says DOD CISO
The Cyber Excepted Service program is bearing some fruit, Department of Defense CISO Jack Wilmer says.
With workforce in mind, bipartisan bill proposes incentives for cybersecurity education, and more
The HACKED Act is the work of the top Republicans and Democrats on the Senate Commerce Committee.
GAO: 18 big agencies continue to ignore key IT workforce planning actions
The Government Accountability Office gave the same advice that agencies implement eight workforce planning activities in 2016 and 2018.
OMB, OPM and agencies partner to create data scientist occupational series
It's part of a broader goal to increase data literacy throughout government.