cybersecurity workforce

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By one count, the cybersecurity job market is running dry

Job postings for certain cybersecurity positions have dropped so much, it is affecting national security.

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Addressing cyber shortages and going after zero trust: Pentagon’s efforts to modernize its forces

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House Oversight Committee advances bills affecting cyber, AI for feds

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AP Photo/Manuel Balce CenetaFILE - In this Feb. 25, 2015 file photo, the Homeland Security Department headquarters in northwest Washington. President Joe Biden has selected two former senior National Security Agency officials for key cyber roles in his administration.  Chris Inglis, a former NSA deputy director, is being nominated as the government's first national cyber director. Jen Easterly, a former deputy for counterterrorism at the NSA, has been tapped to run the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency at the Department of Homeland Security. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)

DHS details how it’ll recruit, pay and promote new hires under cyber talent management system

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DHS using data literacy, analytics to bolster cyber workforce training

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Most agencies still on their own to fill cyber talent gaps, solarium says

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OPM announces first batch of civil service changes, ‘more to come’

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OMB planning new agency guidance for measuring and budgeting IT investments

The Office of Management and Budget is developing a new IT capital planning policy that would help agencies measure, manage and budget IT investments….

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U.S. Air National Guard photo by/Staff Sgt. Edward EagertonStaff Sgt. Micah McDonald, a air surveillance technician with the 176th Air Defense Squadron, Alaska Air National Guard, evaluates radar data during exercise Fencing Rice on JBER, June 14, 2016. Fencing Rice is a local exercise designed to test the unit’s Air Defense response. The 176 ADS employs surveillance, identification, weapons control and data links in support of the Alaskan NORAD region’s 24/7/365 mission to watch and protect the skies over 1.3 million square miles of Alaskan airspace. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Edward Eagerton/released)

Bill orders Pentagon to fix knowledge gap in National Guard, reserve cyber capabilities

When it comes to defending the country from cyber attack, Defense officials have made abundantly clear that they plan to leverage the military’s National…

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FILE - In this Feb. 27, 2013, file photo illustration, hands type on a computer keyboard in Los Angeles. Spring is a great time to clear out your digital clutter and make sure that you're adequately protected against hackers. A personal cybersecurity clean up should involve evaluating all your passwords, updating your software and taking stock of exactly where all your personal information is stored. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)

Agencies get new directions from OPM for coding cyber positions

The Office of Personnel Management published updated instructions for agencies to assign revised standard codes to their cybersecurity positions. It’s one of several recent steps the administration has taken to implement the Federal Cybersecurity Workforce Assessment Act, which Congress passed at the end of 2015.

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