CIO Council report recommends improvements to federal IT hiring
The report's top recommendation is to create a comprehensive special pay system for IT jobs across government.
‘STEM Corps’ legislation would fill DOD’s gaps in tech talent
The bill by Reps. Jim Banks, R-Ind., and Andy Kim, D-N.J., would create a scholarship pool for students to receive tuition assistance in exchange for service in the DOD as tech specialists.
KnowBe4's Perry Carpenter on the human element of cybersecurity
Chief Evangelist and Strategy Officer for KnowBe4 Perry Carpenter talks with CyberScoop Editor-in-Chief Greg Otto about the behavioral changes that have been made to security awareness training.
Cyber training center at USC Aiken to receive $15M
The facility being built on the South Carolina university campus is tied to one of five Army National Guard cyber battalions.
You don't need a college degree to work for Indiana IT
The state's Office of Technology now offers paid on-the-job training through the State Earn and Learn program, emphasizing aptitude over experience.
VA brings in FedTech for employee innovation trainings
The group will train Veterans Health Administration employees on "new ways to use innovation and creativity within VA."
House bill would require IoT cybersecurity training for federal employees
The Office of Management and Budget would ensure the training if a new House bill becomes law.
Tech accelerator Dcode evolves to meet government need of training
Dcode started as a tech accelerator helping companies do business with government. "But we realized we were only solving half the problem," said its CEO.
DHS cloud migration faced initial training hurdle
The department is more concerned with security, network monitoring and application management than it is with which cloud it uses, said the Information Sharing & Services Office's executive director.