Department of Homeland Security

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

by Carten Cordell • 1 day ago

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

Rise of AI and ML spurs DHS to create ‘community of interest’ for staff

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 1 week ago

The group's inaugural meeting hosted "hundreds" of interested employees, says Patrick Carrick, chief scientist at the DHS Science and Technology Directorate.

DHS invests $3.5 million in biothreat technology program at Texas A&M

by FedScoop Staff • 1 week ago

The university, through its educational outreach agency, AgriLife, was chosen to head a Center of Excellence to conduct work on solutions that reduce the risk of exposing U.S. citizens, agriculture and economy to biological threats.

DHS CIO Zangardi wants cyber, IT hiring to be more limber

by Carten Cordell • 2 weeks ago

The federal hiring process desperately has to become more flexible to be competitive with the private sector, John Zangardi says.

DHS overhauls its Science & Technology Directorate

by Carten Cordell • 2 weeks ago

The Department of Homeland Security is redesigning the technology accelerator it uses to fund and help commercialize new solutions.

Ditch the General Schedule, build competency-based workforce, report says

by Carten Cordell • 3 weeks ago

A new report suggests a complete overhaul of the federal workforce is needed to ensure the future role of government.

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