FILE - This March 27, 2008 file photo shows the Pentagon in Washington. The civilian official overseeing the Pentagon's campaign to defeat the Islamic State group in the Middle East has resigned in the latest jolt to Pentagon leadership in the waning weeks of the Trump administration.(AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

Policy winners and losers in the Defense authorization bill

The annual Defense authorization bill is filled with policy changes for non-defense agencies, including more than 50 focused on cybersecurity and a host…

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Army pushes new effort to reskill, upskill its IT workforce

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Federal, military cyber experts to be put to the test in President’s Cup competition

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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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New cyber workforce EO sets up rotational assignment program across government

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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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Staying relevant in an increasingly cyber world

As the cyber industry expands, there’s an influx of unique job titles: cybersecurity analyst, cybersecurity manager, even cyber warrior. But, working in the field of cybersecurity doesn’t always mean holding a position with a trendy tech name.

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