Air Force updates Digital University with new career tracks

The Air Force's Digital University launched new features aimed at making it more accessible to users looking to develop tech skills.

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Lack of talent — not organization — plagues CISA, says Jeh Johnson

by • 4 weeks ago

Recent substantial cyberattacks have lawmakers questioning CISA's place within DHS, but the cyber workforce is the bigger issue, said one former DHS secretary.

DOD names Metz permanent deputy CIO for information enterprise

by • 4 weeks ago

Danielle Metz will move from acting to permanent deputy chief information officer for information enterprise.

Remote work doesn’t mean the end of discovery sprints

by • 4 weeks ago

Discovery sprints fail when the team lacks access to buildings, assets and people — the biggest challenge during a pandemic.

Coast Guard adding Wi-Fi to cutters, tablets to command posts

by • 4 weeks ago

Last year, the Coast Guard declared a "tech revolution." A year later, it's working to pilot Wi-Fi connectivity on two cutters.

Top Army general vows for new cyber talent management system

by • 1 month ago

The Army is working to change the way it does cyber talent management, including different fitness requirements and promotion structures.

Report: CISA hasn’t reached full operating capacity yet

by • 1 month ago

Until the agency finishes 57 planned organizational changes, it will remain "difficult" for the agency to confront national cyber incidents like the SolarWinds hack, according to GAO.

Machine learning speeding up patent classifications at USPTO

by • 2 months ago

The agency sent its top engineers to Google to be certified in TensorFlow and develop neural network feedback loops for patent examiners to rate algorithms.

Biden calls for tech modernization to boost workforce at national security, foreign policy agencies

by • 2 months ago

Agencies must recommend innovative ways of recruiting and retaining tech talent, as well as surging hiring during crises like the COVID-19 pandemic.

USPTO modernizing its trademarking process with $80M IT contract

by • 2 months ago

REI Systems will supply developers to update applications across 20 systems.

Former Democratic staffer and cyber policy expert lands in DOD leadership

by • 2 months ago

Mieke Eoyang will be the new DASD for cyber policy, working on the strategy, implementation and budgeting of the department's cybersecurity needs.

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