DOT CIO Hildebrand to leave agency in the coming weeks
Following a brief tenure of heady technology transformation, Vicki Hildebrand will be moving on.
Cybersecurity Reskilling Academy created by White House for federal employees
The Trump administration plans to fill cybersecurity skills gaps in the government with a new academy offering training to current federal employees.
Senate bill would offer government-matched funds to reskill for AI, automation
A new Senate bill is calling for the creation of employer-funded savings accounts to help reskill their workforces.
In filling IT acquisition jobs, agency leaders want a new kind of hybrid
Agency leaders are also looking to upgrade the role of their acquisition officials for the 21st century.
OPM clashes with IG on cyber posture
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
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.
DOD expands industry day for contract on cybersecurity testing teams
The National Cyber Range Complex (NCRC) Event Planning, Operations, and Support event will now take place Nov. 27-28, followed by one-on-one meetings with attendees afterward.
Intelligence community will set security clearance data standards in 2019 to whittle backlog
The intelligence community needs a new game plan to quell a backlog of unprocessed security clearances, and officials think new data standards could help.
OPM to delegate IT direct hire authority to agency heads
OPM published a proposed regulation in the Federal Register that would give CFO Act agencies direct hire authority when there is a shortage in skilled IT workers.
Agency leaders aim to mix mission with perks to attract cyber workforce
Federal agencies are trying to get creative with the incentives they offer in-demand hires.