Government cyber reskilling programs are just getting started, Federal CIO says
Federal CISO Suzette Kent says the two rounds of academies have had more than 2,300 federal employees apply in all.
DHS cloud migration faced initial training hurdle
The department is more concerned with security, network monitoring and application management than it is with which cloud it uses, said the Information Sharing & Services Office's executive director.
Study finds digital alerts boost STEM student success
Recent research found students were more likely to stay enrolled in their universities if they opted into receiving digital alerts.
Arkansas expands stipend program for computer science teachers
With the goal of expanding the availability of computer science programs in the state, up to $10,000 will be awarded to computer science teachers.
41 education groups join cohort to end STEM teacher shortage
The association of more than 300 organizations from around the country are pledging to train 100,000 teachers in STEM subjects by 2021.
Virginia launches state's first digital professional licensing system
More than 300,000 licensed workers can now update their professional licenses using a mobile app, instead of waiting for a paper certificate in the mail.
University of Pennsylvania launches cybersecurity boot camp
Faculty say the program is essential not only for the region's workforce, but to offset the financial costs cyberattacks cost the country each year.
NSA-approved cybersecurity law and policy course now available online
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.
Six states to develop data-driven workforce strategies
With support from the National Governors Association and Strada Education Network, states will use consumer data to design education and training programs.
Why the United States needs more cybersecurity experts — badly
Alan Paller, founder of the SANS Institute, says a "cyber pandemic" threatens national security and the only solution is to train more professionals.