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GSA’s 18F Hub Modifies Federal Pay System to Back Cyber Talent Recruitment Goals

The General Services Administration‘s 18F unit has launched a new campaign to attract private-sector cybersecurity talent through a move that will offer potential hires with jobs at the top of the General Schedule pay scale, Nextgov reported Friday. Mohana Ravindranath writes Eric Mill, 18F senior technology adviser, told Nextgov the unit’s digital consultancy group seeks …

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Commerce Dept Unveils 30 Appointees to Natl Advisory Council on Innovation & Entrepreneurship

The Commerce Department‘s National Advisory Council on Innovation and Entrepreneurship has selected 30 professionals from the commercial, nonprofit and academic sectors to serve as NACIE members. DOC said Monday the appointees will provide policy and program recommendations to help  U.S. communities, businesses and workers compete in the global marketplace. Each NACIE member will serve for a term of up …

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Report: NATO Leaders to Tackle Cyber Issues at Warsaw Summit

NATO leaders will discuss the role of cyberspace in modern wars, conflicts and crises along with strategies to manage cyber issues at the alliance’s summit in Warsaw, Breaking Defense reported Tuesday. Patrik Maldre and Jarno Limnell write the summit, which is scheduled to occur July 8 and 9, aims to tackle political strategies meant to …

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IT Alliance for Public Sector Issues Cybersecurity Recommendations for State Govt Agencies

A division of the Information Technology Industry Council has issued a document that details six recommendations to help state and local government agencies protect their digital infrastructure from cyber threats. The IT Alliance for Public Sector’s State Cybersecurity Principals and Best Practices document calls on state governments to establish partnerships with industry through …

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Penny Pritzker: Commerce Dept Program Seeks to Help US Firms Compete in Global Digital Marketplace

The Commerce Department has unveiled a pilot initiative that seeks to address trade barriers that data localization policies and other digital regulations pose to U.S. companies. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker said in an opinion piece published Friday the department’s International Trade Administration will spearhead the Digital Attache Program in partnership …

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