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.
House bill would require IoT cybersecurity training for federal employees
The Office of Management and Budget would ensure the training if a new House bill becomes law.
DHS lacks a cyber workforce strategy four years later
Without proper staffing and training, the department can't be sure federal systems are secure, according to the Office of Inspector General.
California's new labor law is going to impact bug bounty companies. By how much is unknown.
Uber and Lyft aren't the only companies wrestling with California's new labor law.
Security clearance background checks should take three days, Rep. Will Hurd says
“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.
First GEAR Center challenge winners focus on expanding cyber workforce, improving use of data
Ideas highlight the importance of developing a cybersecurity workforce, and using data for more effective governance.