Low salaries, background checks hinder FBI’s cybersecurity recruitment
July 31, 2015
The FBI cannot compete with the private sector when it comes to attracting top cybersecurity talent, according to a new FBI OIG report.
David Stegon was a staff reporter for FedScoop and StateScoop from 2011-2014.
With the announcement that Steven VanRoekel will be the next Federal Chief Information Officer, we put together this quick guide to help you get to know him. VanRoekel discussed the new FCC.gov re-design earlier this year with FedScoop, and will speak at the 3rd Annual Lowering the Cost of Government with IT Summit on August 24.
Name Steven VanRoekel
Education Bachelor’s Degree, Business and Information Systems, Iowa State University (1994)
Most recent position Executive Director, USAID
Previous government jobs Managing Director, Federal Communications Commission
Private sector Spent 15 years at Microsoft in a number of roles, most recently as Senior Director of Windows Server, Director of Web Services and Speech and Strategy Assistant to Bill Gates.