Lawmakers look to create cyber training programs at CISA, VA
The Federal Cybersecurity Workforce Expansion Act would create apprenticeships and a retraining program for veterans.
GSA planning to lend tech, acquisition expertise to support scaling TMF
Personnel from the Centers of Excellence and Presidential Innovation Fellows program may be tapped for project evaluation improvements after the TMF received $1 billion for pressing modernization projects.
Lack of talent — not organization — plagues CISA, says Jeh Johnson
Recent substantial cyberattacks have lawmakers questioning CISA's place within DHS, but the cyber workforce is the bigger issue, said one former DHS secretary.
Report: CISA hasn’t reached full operating capacity yet
Until the agency finishes 57 planned organizational changes, it will remain "difficult" for the agency to confront national cyber incidents like the SolarWinds hack, according to GAO.
CISA begins work on national network of cyber technical institutes
The Critical Infrastructure Resilience Institute, a DHS Center of Excellence, was given $2 million to come up with a plan.
Think long-term about TIC 3.0 advancements during spike in telework, experts say
The coronavirus is hastening adoption of Trusted Internet Connections, according to industry and agency officials, but pilots still need to prove out.
DOD networks, under ‘unprecedented’ strain, are more vulnerable to attacks, official says
"With the increase in telework capability comes an increase in attack surface for our adversaries,” says Essye Miller of the CIO's office. "They are already taking advantage of the situation."
Cyber leaders need to focus on recruiting early to grow workforce
CISA's Rick Driggers, says his agency needs start recruiting talent, even as early as high school, to bring in top cyber workers.
CISA launches contest to identify top cyber talent in government
The winning person or team is eligible for up to a $50,000 bonus from their home agency.