HHS is trying to expand its search for a cyber workforce to directly target underrepresented demographics as it endeavors to fill the 30 percent vacancy rate in its cyber workforce.
The Trump administration plans to tackle the federal shortage of cybersecurity professionals include a new cybersecurity hiring system, a cybersecurity reservist program, and a plan to reskill current federal employees while improving the pipeline for new cyber talent.
Lawmakers want to know what the Health and Human Services Department is doing with its cybersecurity coordination center, but HHS isn’t volunteering much information.
On this week’s episode of Women of Washington, Gigi Schumm welcomed Mischel Kwon of MKACyber, who created her company as a consulting firm to help “improve security operations for enterprises and U.S. federal government agencies.”
Military installations often get the short straw when it comes to funding. But a new study from the Defense Department shows just how vulnerable military buildings are to cyber attacks.
Due to delays from OPM and The National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE), many agencies reported insufficient and incomplete cybersecurity assessments, resulting in unreliable data.
What is open source and how is it being used in the federal government? Find out when Corelight CEO Greg Bell joins host John Gilroy on this week’s Federal Tech Talk. June 19, 2018
Megan Brown of Wiley Rein gave her take on why the Senate should confirm Brian Benczkowski as head of the Department of Justice’s criminal division.
Old, reliable botnets continue to plague information networks around the world. Yet tools to mitigate botnets often go unused.
The Interior Department’s IG reported two of the nation’s largest hydropower dams are at risk from insider threats.
If you’re posting on Facebook or Twitter about the IRS taking too long to send your federal tax refund check, or grumbling about long wait times on tax help hotlines, there’s a good chance the agency is listening.
Kevin Cox, the program manager for the continuous diagnostics and mitigation program, said ongoing assessments and mobile security are among the top priorities for 2018 and beyond.
The National Taxpayer Advocate said low-income Americans are still being targeted by IRS debt collectors in 4,100 cases, despite the group’s year-old recommendation to stop the practice.
Wayne Jones, the chief information officer at the NNSA, said he is taking a hybrid approach to modernizing systems and applications.
Telos Corporation CEO John Wood joins host John Gilroy on this week’s Federal Tech Talk to discuss IT security and how his company can help federal agencies make a secure transition to the cloud. June 12, 2018