Cyber Workforce

(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

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Defense Department Inspector General says the Pentagon’s bureaucracy is getting in the way of hiring the cyber employees…

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

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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

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

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

DHS, the CIA and DoD are finding innovative ways to hire, train and retain employees with expertise in cybersecurity, cloud computing and other hard-to-fill…

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Nuclear Regulatory Commission could face shortage of cyber inspectors

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s inspector general found a third of its inspectors will be eligible to retire in 2020.

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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

The Marine Corps plans to convert all of the civilian billets within its cyber command to the new Cyber Excepted Service starting next month.

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