In today’s Federal Newscast, Deputy Attorney General Jeff Rosen calls informal rulemaking by federal agencies the fuel of explosive growth of the administrative state.
OPM’s recent focus on building and codifying cyber skills, as well as its implementation of the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education framework, has helped DOJ with its cyber hiring efforts.
The National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) program latest iteration helps turn work roles into codes.
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.
Industry and government both agree, without qualified people, America remains at risk in the cybersecurity wars. Rodney Peterson, director of the National Initiative on Cyber Security Education, joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin to discuss his team’s efforts
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.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology has developed the Cybersecurity Workforce Framework and just released a draft. Bill Newhouse, deputy director of the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education at NIST, tells Federal News Radio’s Eric White on Federal Drive with Tom Temin more about it.
Specific guidelines for maintaining and keeping track of the federal cybersecurity workforce are included in the 2016 omnibus, which Congress passed last week. Agency leaders will assign each position an employment code under the creation of a new National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education.