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  • OPM Working to Address Cyber Talent Shortage - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    OPM Working to Address Cyber Talent Shortage

    The Office of Personnel Management and the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education claim resource problems and a dearth of talent have contributed to the current lack of skilled cyber professionals. Therefore, OPM is currently working to examine the problem. “We have high unemployment, so we may be lulled into a false sense of security, in […] More

  • House Passes Telework Bill - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    House Passes Telework Bill

    The House yesterday approved the Telework Improvements Act, legislation allowing federal employees to work remotely at least 20 percent of the hours worked in every two administrative workweeks. Under the bill, the Office of Personnel Management would develop a telework policy for all employees in federal agencies and create a telework managing officer within every […] More

  • Top 10 Open Government Programs - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Top 10 Open Government Programs

    Open Government has been a major priority of the Obama administration since the campaign trail, and last week was the publication deadline of each agency's open government plan.  Below, we've listed (in no particular order) our ten favorite open government initiatives and why they're important to government contracting. 1. Department of Commerce's Virtual CommerceConnect CommerceConnect […] More

  • Daily GovCon Recap - March 5, 2010 - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Daily GovCon Recap – March 5, 2010

    Ellen Glover of ICFI speaks on HUD Win Dr. Prescott Winter named CEO at ArcSight OPM plans to release statement on retirement HHS issues new proposal for health records Lisa Jackson, EPA Administrator, has joined Twitter Symantec CEO, Enrique Salem, says company is working with feds on Aurora attacks Facebook leak thwarts Israeli military operation More

  • Daily GovCon Recap - Feb. 25th, 2010 - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Daily GovCon Recap – Feb. 25th, 2010

    Senator Olympia Snowe (R-ME) was critical of the cyber coordinator’s placement in the executive branch on Tuesday. The OPM is crowd-sourcing an online tool to recruit managers. The open government ball kept on rolling. By Light and InZero are teaming up to fight cyber attacks. Melissa Hathaway joined Core Security Technologies’ Advisory Board. Donna Morea […] More

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    OPM Looks to Define Cyber Positions

    In a letter to Chief Human Capital Officers throughout the federal government, John Berry, director at OPM, asked for help in defining cyber security positions. With the recent push towards hiring more cyber security professionals, OPM is seeking to define government wide competency models. The trouble with cyber security positions, is that a number of […] More

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