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Biden cyber nominees Easterly, Inglis describe ransomware as urgent national security threat
Americans got their closest look yet of how Chris Inglis and Jen Easterly would approach major cybersecurity issues.
Cybersecurity pros could work for multiple agencies under bill passed by Senate
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
Senate bill wants agencies to bolster cybersecurity by sharing their talent
Demand for cybersecurity talent has made federal agencies not only competitors with the private sector but also with each other. Sen. Gary Peters, D-Mich., wants to ensure the federal market for cyber talent doesn’t create an environment of have-and-have-not agencies that could leave networks open to attack. So, he’s pushing legislation that would allow them to