The cybersecurity executive order, signed by President Donald Trump, could enable a shift in culture that will help entire agencies gain the cybersecurity knowledge that they need to be successful in their missions, according to agency CIOs. […]

Nine of the 24 agencies evaluated under the Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act are currently guided by acting chief information officers, raising the question of whether IT modernization efforts will be stalled.






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The Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act scorecard should be embellished with yet another column indicating whether agencies have set up the rotating capital fund outlined in the Modernizing Government Technology Act, according to Karen Evans, national director for U.S. Cyber Challenge’s Center for Internet Security.






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In April, U.S. Cyber Challenge will open their annual Cyber Quests competition, where thousands across the nation will attempt to earn an invitation to one of the three summer cyber camps by achieving a top score. With the growth of data in government, enterprise or the nonprofit sector comes growth in professional positions needed to protect that data. Yet the nation has a significant workforce gap of cybersecurity professionals.






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