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.
OMB issues a new model for federal shared services
The Office of Management and Budget issued a shared services policy Friday designating four initial agencies as leads on governmentwide standardization efforts around technology and other common solutions. Through the Quality Services Management Offices, or QSMOs, the General Services Administration will oversee a human resources marketplace, the Department of Treasury one for financial services, the Department of
DHS preps launch of Cyber Talent Management System
The Department of Homeland Security requested $11.4 million in fiscal 2020 to fund the launch of a personnel system for hiring cybersecurity talent. First detailed in the administration’s reorganization plan last summer, the Cyber Talent Management System is described as an “agile and innovative personnel system” that better equips DHS to “compete for cyber talent with