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USDA unveils program to develop next generation of CIOs, CISOs

by Dave Nyczepir

The department is looking for current employees who have served in leadership roles and want to lead its information technology community.

The CIO Council is running a code challenge. Why?

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier

Earlier this month, without uttering more than a couple tweets, the Federal CIO Council launched a code challenge. The pilot initiative, which the CIO Council hopes will help the federal government “recruit the best qualified IT talent,” will run in three consecutive challenges this summer testing front end, DevOps and core computer science skills. The

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,

Federal Cyber Reskilling Academy begins with plans to expand

by Dave Nyczepir

The first cohort of the Federal Cyber Reskilling Academy has only just begun training, and already the government is looking at ways to expand. More than 1,500 government employees applied for 25 spots to learn cyberdefense analysis skills full time, so the Federal CIO Council funded five additional virtual training spaces. “We expect the virtual

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