Tag Archives: Federal Cybersecurity Workforce Assessment Act of 2015

GAO Prompts OPM Agencies to Fully Implement Workforce Cybersecurity Assessment, Coding Requirements

The Government Accountability Office has recommended that agencies under the Office of Personnel Management fully implement the requirements for baseline cybersecurity assessments and coding procedures for federal finance personnel. The GAO, in a report issued Thursday, said that 13 of the Chief Financial Officers Act’s 24 agencies provided limited assessment accuracy …

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GAO: Federal Agencies Move to Address IT Labor Challenges

The Government Accountability Office has previously recommended federal agencies to increase their information technology workforce development efforts to mitigate issues related to federal hiring activities, recruitment of qualified staff and identification of skill gaps. GAO said in a report published Tuesday it found that multiple agencies have taken actions to implement the congressional watchdog’s recommendations such …

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Fiscal 2016 Budget Requires Cyber Workforce ID

The 2016 omnibus spending package passed by Congress last week mandates federal agencies to identify employees with cyber functions, Federal News Radio reported Monday. Nicole Ogrysko writes the Federal Cybersecurity Workforce Assessment Act of 2015 is intended for agencies to monitor their cybersecurity workforce. Under the new budget, agency leaders …

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