The Cybersecurity Talent Initiative: Recruiting the next digital defenders
The number of unfilled cybersecurity jobs in the public and private sectors continue to rise, but there remains a lack of qualified professionals to fill those positions. The Cybersecurity Talent Initiative aims to fill that gap.
Supervising interns in a virtual environment: Wrapping up the program
As your interns’ time at your agency ends, we offer seven recommendations to consider before they depart, including how you can measure their impact and stay connected.
How to fulfill your hiring needs during the COVID-19 pandemic
Bringing on new talent during a crisis, such as the COVID-19 pandemic, can be challenging. The Partnership hosted two roundtables focused on helping agencies recruit and quickly hire in a virtual environment.
Inspired to Serve: Steps to advance public service and build a stronger federal workforce
The National Commission on Military, National and Public Service’s Inspired to Serve report details practical solutions to improving the federal workforce and attracting new generations to public service. Commissioner Steve Barney gives an overview of the policy recommendations for improving the federal personnel systems detailed in the report.
Strategic cybersecurity communications: A balancing act
Catherine Sabas, who works in information and security services at the Bureau of the Fiscal Service, explores why information sharing is crucial to any cybersecurity program. She also discusses the benefits of working in an everchanging environment and offers advice for people interested in cybersecurity careers in the federal government.
Cybersecurity careers and awareness in federal government: Q&A with a cyber professional
This National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, we spoke with Austin Cusak of CISA to learn more about federal careers in cybersecurity. Watch highlights from the interview.
Careers in cybersecurity: Not just for hackers
Michelle Rosa, president of Young Government Leaders, explores why now is the perfect time for job seekers to find a position in cybersecurity. Rosa also goes into detail about what it means to work in cybersecurity and the many pathways individuals can take to launch a career in the field.
Renewing the call to public service
Max Stier, president and CEO of the Partnership for Public Service, recently attended the Aspen Ideas Festival, where he participated in a panel discussion titled “Renewing the Call to Public Service.” Read about the ideas he shared during the session.
Addressing government’s cybersecurity workforce shortage
Read this Q&A with Janet Vogel, acting chief information security officer at the Department of Health and Human Services, to discover how her agency is bolstering its cybersecurity workforce by participating in the Cybersecurity Talent Initiative.
Developing the next generation of cybersecurity leaders
In the United States, the cybersecurity talent deficit is growing at a time when external threats to our digital security are becoming more complex. That’s why the Partnership and Mastercard are teaming up to create the Cybersecurity Talent Initiative, a public-private sector collaboration that aims to develop the next generation of cybersecurity leaders.