‘STEM Corps’ legislation would fill DOD’s gaps in tech talent
The bill by Reps. Jim Banks, R-Ind., and Andy Kim, D-N.J., would create a scholarship pool for students to receive tuition assistance in exchange for service in the DOD as tech specialists.
Agencies fall behind on cybersecurity workforce coding, GAO says
GAO officials found that OPM missed deadlines to establish a structure to track cybersecurity positions, causing a domino effect of delays.
NIST awards three-year grant for cybersecurity jobs ‘heat map’
IT trade group CompTIA will receive $249,000 in the first year year of the project to help illustrate cybersecurity job vacancies. The map is expected to come out in late 2016.
Cybersecurity education report aims to address student ‘confusion’
The report, produced by the National Academy of Public Administration, the Center for Internet Security and Deloitte, offers several recommendations to streamline federal initiatives in cybersecurity education.