OPM director: Skills-based hiring will be ‘particularly helpful’ for recruiting cyber talent

by • 5 days ago

Michael Rigas said a recent executive order opens a major door for agencies to recruit and interview talented professionals who obtained their skills outside of school.

VA looks beyond multi-factor authentication to secure extended telework

by • 6 days ago

For the VA, multifactor authentication has been around for years. But the pandemic is now pushing the agency to fully embrace it and think beyond.

How the DOD is preparing the military services for CMMC

by • 6 days ago

While the private sector has been gearing up for CMMC, the DOD still has a lot of work to do internally with its contracting officers.

Will there be enough CMMC assessors to certify all DOD contractors?

by • 1 week ago

No one's really sure how many assessors it will take to certify the entirety of the defense industrial base's cybersecurity.

Navy moving toward zero-trust network, with pandemic as pivot point

by • 2 weeks ago

The Navy's top IT official said the service will use the modernization prompted by the pandemic to move to a zero-trust model for security.

Why the economic pendulum is swinging in favor of managed services

by • 2 weeks ago

Verizon Data Breach Investigation Report pegs managed services as key factor for making big reductions in threat-discovery time and augmenting workforce.

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