Lawmakers press OMB to ensure federal agencies collect data on staff diversity
Reps. Maloney and Pressley in a letter call for OMB to ensure that departments are collecting data on staff demographics.
The Air Force remakes a squadron into a cyber-focused unit
The Air Force is turning some communications squadrons into units focused on cyber defense.
Aspen Institute study finds women make up just 24% of cybersecurity workforce
The study comes as federal agency leaders seek to get more senior women into government technology roles.
Army delays update to its largest HR system
The Army's larges HR IT platform's latest release is being pushed back to September 2022, Army leaders said.
DOD’s AI ethics lead Alka Patel departs
Alka Patel has led development of the Department of Defense's AI ethics policy since February 2020.
GSA’s Carnahan calls women in tech to public service
Less than a quarter of technologists working in federal government are women.
Navy deployed a COVID-19 tracking app to ships in five weeks
The UNACORN project proved it could repsync data off ships to the cloud without unwanted access.
Defense Department appoints Jason Weiss as chief software officer
He was previously director of software modernization at the department.
CIOs should think in terms of services, not just IT, Clare Martorana says
Martorana wants CIOs to focus on outcomes, not just the IT.
Bill to create cybersecurity workforce rotational program passes House
The legislation is intended to increase talent exchange between the federal government and private sector.