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DoD has a new plan to apply enterprise-wide talent management to its cyber workforce

The new strategy identifies four pillars for improvement between now and 2027, but full details won’t be released until the publication of a forthcoming…

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Congress greenlights expansion of Defense Department’s cyber workforce

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One potential job for the national cyber director? Fix the cyber workforce problem

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Sean Roche, the associate deputy director for Digital Innovation at the CIASean Roche, CIA

Tired of talking about the cyber workforce challenge? Here’s 3 agencies finding a solution

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The Marine Corps Systems Command’s Cyber Advisory Team completed its first emergency cyber acquisition as part of a new process designed to more quickly respond to the cyber warfighting needs of the force. The CAT quickly analyzes, distinguished, prioritizes and tracks cyber acquisition processes in order to provide more responsive and effective support to Marine Corps cyber forces. (U.S. Marine Corps illustration by Jennifer Sevier)

Marine Corps ‘in with both feet’ for DoD’s new cyber pay and personnel system

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GSA awards new contract to help federal awards process run smoother

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FILE - In this Jan. 29, 2019, file photo, National Security Agency director and head of U.S. Cyber Command Gen. Paul Nakasone testifies before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Nakasone says the military learned a lot as it worked with other government agencies to thwart Russian interference in the 2018 midterm elections. He says the focus has turned to the next election cycle. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)

New DoD personnel system hires cyber workers faster, but numbers still small

U.S. Cyber Command said the new Cyber Excepted Service has cut its time-to-hire by 60 percent. But so far, DoD has only used the new personnel system for…

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Despite sluggish rollout, DoD vows to expand new hiring system for cyber personnel

Three years after Congress gave DoD permission to set up a separate personnel system to attract cyber talent, officials say they’re on the verge of an…

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Amid growing need for civilian cyber experts, DISA still isn’t using hiring authorities to the fullest extent

DISA still isn’t using the cyber excepted service to help hire new talent.

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