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Seven years later, DHS set to roll out dramatic changes to system for hiring cyber pros

by Tim Starks

It will change how DHS cyber personnel are paid, how they're evaluated after applying and how they're assessed for raises.

DHS dominates government infosec awards

by Shaun Waterman

Workforce issues were highlighted as the Department of Homeland Security the winners' list Wednesday night at the U.S. Government Information Security Leadership Awards ceremony.

(ISC)² survey: To recruit cyber talent, feds must make up in training, benefits, what jobs lack in pay

by Shaun Waterman

Federal agencies pay an average of $7,000 a year less to cybersecurity personnel than their private sector counterparts, so they need to offer training and other benefits and recruit more from overlooked groups like women and minorities.

(ISC)2 wants U.S. CISO to empower staff and widen training

by Shaun Waterman

The federal government needs to empower agency CISOs and do more to raise cybersecurity awareness among its workforce, as well as focus on recruiting and retaining cyber talent, the largest member organization for IT security professionals said in a letter released Monday.