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Congress’ newest subcommittee is focusing on cyber troops and JEDI

The first-ever chairman of the Cyber, Innovative Technologies and Information Systems Subcommittee, Rep. Jim Langevin (D-R.I.), said the panel will pursue…

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Cybersecurity hiring a ‘nonstop venture’ as DOJ pursues holistic strategy

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AP/Ryan EstradaAdm. Karl Schultz, Coast Guard commandant, delivers the 2019 State of the Coast Guard Address at Coast Guard Base Los Angeles-Long Beach in San Pedro, Calif., Thursday, March 21, 2019. Strapped with an aging fleet, the U.S. Coast Guard is about to award a contract for a much-needed new icebreaker to help compete against Russia and China for a presence in the Arctic, but the service needs more funding for operations and infrastructure, its commandant said Thursday. (Seaman Ryan Estrada/U.S. Coast Guard via AP)

Coast Guard focuses on readiness, hiring for 2020 in shadow of shutdown

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Amid growing need for civilian cyber experts, DISA still isn’t using hiring authorities to the fullest extent

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In this March 5, 2018 photo, the East Front of the U.S. Capitol at sunset in Washington. The Senate passed bipartisan legislation Wednesday designed to ease bank rules that were enacted to prevent a relapse of the 2008 financial crisis that caused millions of Americans to lose their jobs and homes.  (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

GAO slams lack of cyber progress as Congress gets involved

A new High Risk series report from the Government Accountability Office took the federal government to task over its lack of action on cybersecurity issues,…

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Army trying to keep up with ‘changing character of war’

As the Army shifts its focus from violent extremist organizations to near-peer adversaries per the national defense strategy, staying on top of emerging…

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Reorg report details plan, timeline for cyber workforce and IT improvements

The Trump administration plans to tackle the federal shortage of cybersecurity professionals include a new cybersecurity hiring system, a cybersecurity reservist program, and a plan to reskill current federal employees while improving the pipeline for new cyber talent.

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