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White House developing cyber workforce strategy to be more ‘action oriented’

The White House and the Pentagon are working on new cyber workforce plans to help overcome longstanding recruitment and retention challenges.

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

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

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FILE - This Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018, file photo shows the U.S. Food and Drug Administration building behind FDA logos at a bus stop on the agency's campus in Silver Spring, Md. On Friday, Sept. 24, 2021, The Associated Press reported on stories circulating online incorrectly asserting that experts with the Food and Drug Administration revealed that the COVID-19 vaccines are killing at least two people for every person they save. But FDA experts did not say this, and strongly refuted this false claim in an email to The Associated Press. A speaker who is not affiliated with the FDA made these statements during the open public hearing portion of a Sept. 17 FDA vaccine advisory panel meeting. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)

FDA takes hands-on approach to upskill workforce under data modernization action plan

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(Getty Images/iStockphoto/Smederevac)American soldier in military uniform preventing cyber attack in military intelligence center. An US officer intercepting messages to stop terrorism. Modern warfare system surveillance concept.

Looks like the Pentagon may have itself to blame for its cyber recruiting troubles

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$100,000 ID-theft scheme earns VA employee a 46-month federal prison sentence

National Security experts are calling on the U.S. to expand its list of banned Chinese companies. A small-town VA employee’s $100,000 scheme gets him 46…

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SAN DIEGO, Calif. (March 10, 2009) Information Systems Technician 2nd Class Ryan Allshouse uses the intrusion detection system to monitor unclassified network activity from the automated data processing workspace aboard the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). IDS is part of the integrated shipboard network system and serves as an important computer network defense enabler protecting the unclassified shipboard network from cyber attack.  (U.S. Navy photo by Rick Naystatt/Released)

Federal union has some ideas on how to address Pentagon workforce shortages

In today’s Federal Newscast, the largest federal employee union has some ideas of how to address the Defense Department’s skill gaps.

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DHS set to launch its ‘most significant hiring initiative’ as part of cyber workforce sprint

The Department of Homeland Security is building momentum on its plans to get ahead of an escalating ransomware threat, and getting started on 60-day sprint focused on ramping up its cyber workforce to get ahead of these threats.

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