cybersecurity workforce

Commission issues early recommendations for better federal IT hiring

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 3 weeks ago

A recent staff memo weighed in on things that the government could do to be more competitive.

Cybersecurity pros could work for multiple agencies under bill passed by Senate

by Joe Warminsky • 2 months ago

The intent is not only to help fill specific gaps in the workforce, but also to help agencies recruit and retain employees who otherwise might choose Silicon Valley over the government.

Applications open for second Federal Cyber Reskilling Academy cohort

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 2 months ago

Applications for the popular program are open now through May 15.

OPM clashes with IG on cyber posture

by Carten Cordell • 7 months ago

OPM’s relationship with its inspector general has gone from a difference of opinion to a heated schism on the subject of IT security in its latest audit.

OPM gives agencies guidance on what makes a cyber job

by Carten Cordell • 8 months ago

OPM’s new "interpretive" guidance is the latest chapter in a 14-year effort to define the skills and roles needed for federal cybersecurity jobs.

Agency leaders aim to mix mission with perks to attract cyber workforce

by Carten Cordell • 8 months ago

Federal agencies are trying to get creative with the incentives they offer in-demand hires.

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