The Homeland Security Department is finalizing regulations for a new personnel system for its cyber workforce, which would change the way it recruits, hires, pays and retains top talent.
A few months into the Army's pilot program to directly commission cyber officers, Lt. Gen. Paul Nakasone says entry-level pay isn't cutting it.
The Marine Corps formally establish Cyberspace Occupational Field, including seven specific military cyber specialties.
The Army is beginning its first experiment in fast-tracking the officer accession pipeline for civilians with cyber skills. But it's proceeding cautiously: only five new officers per year.
The Defense Department is planning a three-phase rollout of a new personnel system for its cyber workforce.
HHS is trying to expand its search for a cyber workforce to directly target underrepresented demographics as it endeavors to fill the 30 percent vacancy rate in its cyber workforce.
Chief information security officers oversee a cybersecurity workforce that deals with everything from foreign hackers to disgruntled insiders.
Cybersecurity competitions are drawing more attention from and becoming more popular with federal agencies.
Federal efforts to develop a well-trained cybersecurity workforce are ramping up, due in large part to the edicts of President Donald Trump's cybersecurity executive order.
The Defense Department's acting chief information officer says final rules for the new Cyber Excepted Service should be in effect by July or August.
Now that it's Public Service Recognition Week, how about thanking the people in your agency or company that toil to keep your networks running and your data safe?
A new site designed to serve as a one-stop shop for federal managers, employees, job seekers and academic institutions and students in the cybersecurity field will launch within the next two months. The Office of Personnel Management said it's one of several steps the administration is taking to help agencies better recruit and hire new talent.
Rather than restating the problem, a lot of people are trying to do something about expanding the cyber workforce.
Lt. Gen. Gina Grosso says that the biggest challenge in the already complex problem of developing the Air Force's cyber workforce is the civilian portion. That's because the federal government isn't quite sure who is or isn't cyber personnel.