OPM makes competing for cybersecurity talent a priority

The director recently signed off on "critical" pay increases for a couple of cyber positions to keep pace with other agencies.

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DISA names Teresa Pitts as chief of staff

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Pitts moves to the new role after serving as civilian deputy at DISA's operations center.

Biden nominates LaPlante as defense acquisition chief

by • 4 days ago

William LaPLante previously served as Air Force acquisitions leader under the Obama administration.

Bill would cement OPM as the lead for federal HR systems

by • 4 days ago

If enacted, the legislation have OPM use IT and predictive analytics for innovative workforce management.

Digital service academy could fill federal talent gaps, but hurdles remain

by • 2 weeks ago

A GAO report finds such an institute could significantly improve the government's pipeline of digital services staff.

Cyber Talent Management System expected to produce results ‘within months,’ DHS leader says

by • 2 weeks ago

DHS Under Secretary Robert Silvers says the department continues to look at streamlining hiring processes.

DHS launches Cybersecurity Talent Management System

by • 3 weeks ago

The new portal lets DHS screen applicants for jobs based on demonstrated competencies.

National Guard names Martin Akerman as first chief data officer

by • 3 weeks ago

He previously held the role of data strategy director at the Air Force, and joined the National Guard in September.

Ex-Federal CIO Tony Scott joins cybersecurity firm Intrusion

by • 3 weeks ago

He takes over as CEO following the departure of Jack Blount in July.

Biden nominates Kurt DelBene as chief information officer at VA

by • 1 month ago

The technology leader recently retired from Microsoft, where he led the company’s respone to the COVID-19 crisis.

White House appoints Denice Ross as US chief data scientist

by • 1 month ago

She joins from the National Conference on Citizenship and her prior roles include a spell as a senior adviser at OMB.