DHS dominates government infosec awards
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
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
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.