Tags Education

NSF’s cybersecurity Scholarship-for-Service program would expand under Senate bill

by FedScoop Staff • 2 weeks ago

Bipartisan legislation advancing in the Senate would expand a National Science Foundation scholarship program that funds cybersecurity education for students who commit to government service after they obtain their degree.

Demand for the first edition of Coding it Forward’s Civic Digital Fellowship surprises even the founders

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 3 weeks ago

The potential for impact drew computer science students from across the country to the Census Bureau this summer.

Lawmakers call for flexibility in hiring cybersecurity pros without 4-year degrees

by Billy Mitchell • 3 months ago

A group of cyber-focused Democrats on Capitol Hill wants agencies to be more flexible in hiring cybersecurity specialists who don't have a completed four-year degree.

Blackboard learning management system now hosted on AWS GovCloud

by Samantha Ehlinger • 4 months ago

A learning system used by the Army, Blackboard Learn, is now available on Amazon Web Services GovCloud, Blackboard announced Monday.

IRS investigating possible breach of data retrieval tool

by Billy Mitchell • 5 months ago

The IRS is investigating how many people may have been affected by "questionable use" of its data retrieval tool.

Intelligence agency’s hackathon casts a net for food security

by Samantha Ehlinger • 5 months ago

Sometimes an intelligence agency has to care about fish transport in Morocco to make progress on delivering technology-driven intelligence.