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 a few hundred positions.
Faced with longstanding hiring and recruiting challenges, Customs and Border Protection made its first hire earlier this month using its data analytics-driven “fast track” personnel system.
A hair-raising report to Navy Secretary Richard Spencer was leaked, and it presents a grim picture of America’s cybersecurity threat.
Simone Petrella, chief strategy officer at CyberVista, discusses the recent trends in federal agencies of hiring private recruiters to find and train candidates for employment, and other steps the government can take to make better workers.
The Defense Information Systems Agency acknowledges problems with DoD’s Joint Regional Security Stacks, says it’s working through “mission partner concerns” in five areas.
Federal contractors affected by the 35-day partial government shutdown won’t receive back pay under the spending deal reached by Congress, but the Small Business Administration is gathering information on shutdown’s overall impact on small businesses.
For the second year in a row, the director of Operational Test and Evaluation said the Joint Regional Security Stacks are neither operationally effective nor operationally suitable.
The Census Bureau will join a growing number of agencies in offering a bug bounty program as it ramps up security preparations for the 2020 population count.
Anil Karmel, CEO of C2 Labs, discusses how some of the modern regulations for cyber and information security might be needlessly restrictive, and how a new approach to such regulations could speed up innovation while preserving consumer safety.
Among the options the Pentagon is considering: Conducting its own assessments of whether subcontractors are meeting new requirements to comply with NIST.