Apple, Facebook, Google, IBM, and more are working to nix requirements and eliminate gender-biased job descriptions.
The Defense Digital Service's newly minted chief, Brett Goldstein, tells CyberScoop his team intends to use the DEFCON aviation village as a way to attract recruits to hack the Pentagon.
To quickly develop the Army's cyber capabilities requires that leadership consider unique options while also adjusting for a different culture brought in by recruits who are inherently digitally savvy, according to Col. Chris Wade, director of the Army's Task Force Cyber Strong.
The agency's Inspector General said things haven't really gotten better since OPM's infamous breach.
"What we want to do is get to these kids in high school, get them into STEM programs and then we want to get them into colleges and universities that sponsor Scholarship for Service," a top bureau official said at CyberTalks.
Large systems integrators turn out to be the government contractors with the best track record in recruiting and retaining a technically skilled cybersecurity workforce, the SANS Institute found.