Building resilience by keeping your W.I.T.S.—workforce, innovation, technology and security— about you
The coronavirus pandemic presented an opportunity to rethink how agencies work and deliver services and build a more resilient government. Our new report examines government’s response to the pandemic and offers recommendations for building resilience to future crises.
How one public-private partnership is closing the cybersecurity talent gap
Amidst a global pandemic that has made us more reliant on digital technology, public and private sector organizations need to prepare for and safeguard against cyber threats. However, the latest workforce data shows a shortage of cybersecurity professionals. The Cybersecurity Talent Initiative aims to reduce that talent gap.
Meet Michelle Massarik, a young woman taking on the world of cybersecurity
Michelle Massarik, a participant in the Cybersecurity Talent Initiative, talks about her new assignment in the federal government and offers advice for women interested in cybersecurity careers.
Closing the cybersecurity skills gap: A Q&A with CyberVista CEO Simone Petrella
The Partnership spoke with CyberVista CEO Simone Petrella and asked her about their role as sole technical partner for the Cybersecurity Talent Initiative and why she is committed to the growth and development of cyber employees in the federal government.
Cybersecurity: Staying resilient in the face of a cyber breach
Cyber resilience is crucial in protecting mission-critical government work, but which methods are most effective in responding to cyberattacks? Learn how two federal agencies approached cyber resilience and apply these lessons to your agency.
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.
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.