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Army’s new cyber units come with serious workforce challenges, GAO finds

by Jackson Barnett

The Army is facing a range of staffing, equipment and training issues as it shifts to face the future of warfare.

Commission issues early recommendations for better federal IT hiring

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier

The National Commission on Military, National, and Public Service has a few ideas on how the federal government can better attract and retain IT and cybersecurity talent. In a recently released staff memorandum, the bipartisan commission offered its preliminary findings and thoughts. The memo was released in tandem with a hearing on critical skills and benefits held

Cybersecurity pros could work for multiple agencies under bill passed by Senate

by Joe Warminsky

Skilled federal cybersecurity workers could be rotated among civilian agencies under bipartisan legislation the Senate passed Tuesday. The intent is not only to help fill specific gaps in the workforce, but also to help agencies recruit and retain people by offering opportunities “to enhance their careers, broaden their professional experience, and foster collaborative networks by

Applications open for second Federal Cyber Reskilling Academy cohort

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier

The White House Office of Management and Budget and the Federal CIO Council announced Tuesday that they have opened applications for the second round of the new, and popular, Federal Cyber Reskilling Academy. “With over 1,500 applications to the first cohort, there clearly is an interest for cyber security within the federal government,” Suzette Kent, federal CIO,

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