cybersecurity workforce

Rep. Chrissy Houlahan, D-Pa., speaks during a press conference on new legislation to support Holocaust education nationwide at the U.S. Capitol Building on Jan. 27, 2023, in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images)

Bipartisan House legislation calls for two new federal cybersecurity training programs

The Federal Cybersecurity Workforce Expansion Act would establish an apprenticeship program at CISA and a VA pilot program to train veterans on cyber work.
Representative-elect Glenn Ivey, D-MD, arrives for orientation for newly elected members at the House Auditorium of the US Capitol in Washington, DC on November 14, 2022. (Photo by Mandel NGAN / AFP) (Photo by MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images)

Rep. Glenn Ivey: Government must ‘create the space’ for younger tech talent

Congressman Ivey said creating new organizational structures that allow federal staff to try and integrate with new technologies is one potential solution for bringing in young, fresh…
A Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew conducts a search and rescue demonstration in front of the Coast Guard Cutter James Feb. 19, 2020, in Charleston, South Carolina. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ryan Dickinson)

Coast Guard needs to improve its cyber workforce says watchdog

The GAO calls on the service to adopt six key recommendations to improve the ability of its staff to respond to cyberattacks.