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NIST Releases Interactive Tool for Cybersecurity Job Seekers

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has released a CompTIA-built interactive online tool designed to help job seekers find cyber career-related information. Rodney Petersen, director of the NIST-led National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education, unveiled CyberSeek at the 2016 NICE conference in Kansas City, Missouri, CompTIA said Nov. 1. “This interactive …

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USPTO’s Bill Brantley Unveils Beta Version of Open Data Portal

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has launched a beta version of its open data portal that  works to provide a platform to access patent data and drive collaboration between application developers. Bill Brantley, USPTO Global Intellectual Property Academy training administrator, writes in a post published Wednesday on DigitalGov the portal features patent and trademark …

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ISC Survey: Security Workforce Shortfall to Hit 1.5M in Five Years

A new ISC survey has projected the global security workforce to run short of 1.5 million professionals in five years, GovInfoSecurity reported Thursday. Eric Chabrow writes the Booz Allen Hamilton-backed survey, conducted by Frost and Sullivan, shows majority of information security professionals admit their organizations lack security experts. Chabrow also …

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BLS: 10K Federal Jobs Cut in March, 1,200 From USPS

Federal agencies have cut at least 10,000 jobs in March and 85,000 total over the past year, GovExec reported Friday. A Bureau of Labor Statistics report cited by GovExec says approximately 1,200 jobs from the U.S. Postal Service and 9,000 from other agencies were cut during March, Eric Katz writes. Katz reports that agencies at the …

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Federal Pay Gap Disputed

The Bureau of Labor Statistics recently released numbers showing federal pay in 2010 lagged behind private sector pay by 24 percent. The gap has widened by two points since 2009, according to The Federal Times. The statistics were presented at a meeting of the Federal Salary Council, which will make …

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