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CyberSeek: D.C. Metro Area Has Largest Number of Cybersecurity Job Openings

New figures from CyberSeek reveal that the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area has landed the top spot when it comes to the number of cybersecurity job openings. The D.C. metro area has approximately 44K vacancies for cyber professionals, followed by New York City at 20.2K, Dallas at 12K, Chicago at 11.2K and Los Angeles at 10.6K, the National Institute of Standards and Technology said Wednesday.

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CompTIA Unveils Blockchain Tech Guide for US Policymakers

David Logsdon, senior director of public advocacy at the Computing Technology Industry Association, recently unveiled on Capitol Hill the organization’s guide on blockchain technology, StateScoop reported Wednesday. The guide, entitled “Harnessing the Blockchain Revolution,” offers a framework meant to help policymakers “understand the promise, the uses and the questions that …

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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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NIST Unveils Online Tool to Support Cyber Job Seekers & Employers

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has unveiled a new interactive online tool developed to help cybersecurity job seekers find openings as well as assist employers with tasks to identify potential applicants. NIST said Tuesday the CompTIA-developed CyberSeek online service and the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education introduced the system …

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Smart Cities Council to Back Tech Acquisitions in 5 US Locations

The Smart Cities Council will give five to-be-determined U.S. cities grants in support of their procurements and deployments of smart technologies in an effort to advance livability, workability and sustainability efforts in those locations. The council said Monday it will conduct a one-day, custom-designed readiness program workshop for the government leaders, commercial and academic experts …

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NIST, Industry Discuss Proposed Updates to Cybersecurity Framework; Donna Dodson Comments

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has gathered industry participants at a workshop meant to review the proposed changes to the NIST cybersecurity framework, FedScoop reported Thursday. Greg Otto writes that NIST held the workshop at its Gaithersburg, Maryland-based campus to discuss feedback gathered from various organizations that responded …

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Federal IT Spending to Be Cut Only Slightly

Information technology industry groups are saying the outcome of the supercommittee’s deal on the deficit will have no effect on federal technology spending. They think funding for replacing old hardware and software will be cut slightly, while funds for IT investments will stay intact, according to Nextgov.com. “The need for …

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