The Homeland Security Department is finishing up plans to hold an IT and cybersecurity job fair in Washington, D.C. in June or early July.
Although each agency hires its own IT security team, Eric Goldstein suggested that a standardized set of requirements will help federal agencies attract better tech talent and hire people faster.
The U.S. Navy is offering a $26 million five-year contract to a small business to train the Navy and Marine Corps' cyber personnel.
The Federal Bureau of Investigations has chosen Gordon Bitko to be its new CIO, Federal News Radio reported earlier today.
Members of Congress and the human resources community are not happy with the performance of the USAJobs.gov website, according to news reports.
The White House plans to announce its pick for the newly created federal chief security officer position within a month, according to U.S. Chief Information Officer Tony Scott.
Using the site is like "typing your information into the black hole," said Sen. James Lankford (R-Okla.) during the meeting.
Halvorsen explained that he believes having employees monitor and maintain servers is a poor use of labor. By installing automation tools at data centers, Halvorsen believes he can achieve savings beyond the $1.8 billion projected for DoD through fiscal 2018.
73 percent of public-sector creative professionals at the federal, state and local levels felt that creativity is undervalued in government and that their creative capabilities are limited, according to Adobe's "Creativity in the Public Sector Survey," which released March 30.
Defense Health Agency Director Raquel Bono told Politico the department is nervous about the rollout of its new electronic health record to eight hospitals and more than 20 clinics in the Northwest by the end of the year.