Cyber Talent Management System

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OPM cyber hiring proposal to ‘level playing field’ across agencies

Now that several agencies have special hiring authorities, a forthcoming proposal aims to bring ‘equity’ to the cyber recruiting landscape.

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FILE - In this Sept. 24, 2013, file photo, just cut stacks of $100 bills make their way down the line at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing Western Currency Facility in Fort Worth, Texas. Everyone knows the tech industry is big, but it can be challenging to get your head around just how big it is. At least until you look at it from a different angle and realize that Apple makes more money in a day than 2500 average U.S. households can expect to see in a year. (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)

Agencies have a chance to propose new special salary rates, but budget uncertainty can cause hesitation

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Agencies to ‘remove barriers’ to cyber hiring under new workforce strategy

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CISA strategy calls for cultivating ‘high-performing workforce’

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CISA details new “FEIT” advisors helping agencies improve cyber defenses

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

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Getty Images/iStockphoto/djedzuraHacker typing on the illuminated  keyboard by night. Internet safety concept.

Data will be key to building national cyber workforce strategy, officials say

A new report says the Office of the National Cyber Director should lead a government-wide cybersecurity workforce strategy.

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Data Protection and Cyber Security on Internet Server Network with Secure Access to Protect Privacy against Attacks. Illustration with Electronic Circuit Board Connections and Cybersecurity Icons.

CISA advisory committee could “reframe” approach to network security

CISA is turning to the panel for recommendations on workforce, improving “cyber hygiene” and more.

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AP Photo/Manuel Balce CenetaFILE - In this Feb. 25, 2015 file photo, the Homeland Security Department headquarters in northwest Washington. President Joe Biden has selected two former senior National Security Agency officials for key cyber roles in his administration.  Chris Inglis, a former NSA deputy director, is being nominated as the government's first national cyber director. Jen Easterly, a former deputy for counterterrorism at the NSA, has been tapped to run the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency at the Department of Homeland Security. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)

DHS cyber talent system set to go live with ‘around 150 positions’ next month

CISA says the program will allow it to hire more cyber experts from non-traditional backgrounds.

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