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Agencies can use data to pinpoint areas of the hiring and career process where diversity falls short, according to Shaun Donovan, director of the White House Office of Management and Budget. […]

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The United States Office of Personnel Management announced four contracts with CACI Premier Technology; CSRA; KeyPoint Government Solutions; and Securitas Critical Infrastructure Services.






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OPM HQ

The Office of Personnel Management announced today that it has hired Dave DeVries, the principal deputy chief information officer at the Defense Department, to become the agency’s next permanent CIO.






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workforce

Office of Personnel Management Director Beth Cobert announced the first Federal Cybersecurity Workforce Strategy to address the pervasive problem that government agencies face in recruiting and retaining a sufficient cybersecurity workforce.






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social

Applicants for Federal security clearances may want to double check their Twitter feeds, as agencies could soon be moving forward with investigations into applicants’ social media accounts. The biggest obstacle to these investigations, however, is not privacy concerns, but rather data security.






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Symantec

The 2016 Symantec Government Symposium is coming up on Aug. 30, and its Cyber Awards deadline is June 1. The Cyber Awards recognize individuals who show excellence and leadership in government cybersecurity through individual contributions to programs that protect critical data and systems.






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