U.S. Cyber Challenge

  • U.S. Cyber Challenge is gearing up the next wave of cyber professionals

    U.S. Cyber Challenge executive director Glenn Hernandez told Federal Drive how they’re gearing up the next wave of cyber professionals.

  • Trump pick for new Energy cyber office sets sights on hiring top talent

    A former White House IT official tapped by the Trump administration to head a new Energy Department cybersecurity office says she intends to make the agency a more competitive recruiter for top talent.

  • Should cyber competition performance be valued like schooling in cyber workforce?

    Cybersecurity competitions are drawing more attention from and becoming more popular with federal agencies.

  • Karen Evans: Are there enough cyber experts to go around?

    Karen Evans, director of the U.S. Cyber Challenge, comments on the lack of cybersecurity expertise in government.

  • Federal News Countdown: Cyber marathon, Streamling DHS offices

    Karen Evans, director of the U.S. Cyber Challenge and former e-Government administrator of the Office of Management and Budget, and John Salamone, vice president of Federal Management Partners, count down the week’s top federal stories with Francis Rose.

  • Karen Evans, Director, U.S. Cyber Challenge

    The new federal chief information officer, Tony Scott, inherits a governmentwide IT budget of about $81 billion. He also takes over at a time when federal agencies are ramping up their cybersecurity spending. Karen Evans is executive director of the U.S. Cyber Challenge, and former e-Government administrator at the Office of Management and Budget. On In Depth with Francis Rose, she broke down his top priorities as the new federal CIO.

  • Federal News Countdown: HealthCare.gov sends out personal data, Policing online terrorism

    Karen Evans, executive director of the U.S. Cyber Challenge, and Dale Meyerrose, president of the Meyerrose Group, counted down the week’s top federal stories with Francis Rose.

  • Karen Evans, Director, U.S. Cyber Challenge

    Personally identifiable information for nearly 800,000 Postal Service employees was compromised in 2014. And cyber attacks also left 25,000 employees at the Homeland Security Department at risk last year. Karen Evans is the director of the U.S. Cyber Challenger and former E-Government administrator. In her top 3 for 2015, she tells In Depth with Francis Rose why the time is now for agencies to step up their cyber defense systems.

  • Karen Evans, Director, U.S. Cyber Challenge

    CyberCompEx. It sounds like a new medicine. Actually it’s a social network site just for cybersecurity people in and out of government. The Homeland Security Department’s Research and Development Division recently announced CyberCompEx. Developed in conjunction with Monster Government Solutions, CyberCompEx will serve as a portal for students, professionals, employers and others interested in the cybersecurity. Karen Evans is the National Director of U.S. Cyber Challenge and one of the architects of the site. She joined Tom Temin on the Federal Drive to discuss the new site.

  • How the Government Will Buy Future Technologies, NextGov Prime

    The Federal Acquisition Regulation gets in the way of innovative information technology acquisition in government, according to many industry leaders and even some agency IT leaders. Some experts believe the FAR can be, and should be, your friend for innovative procurement. A panel of experts addressed that idea at NextGov Prime 2014 with Dave McClure of the Veris Group, Joanne Woytek of NASA SEWP, Jaymie Durnan of the Defense Department and Karen Evans of the US Cyber Challenge. McClure tells Federal News Radio’s Francis Rose how the process that exists now is perceived.