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OPM director Kiran Ahuja explains the work her agency is doing to address IT workforce concerns. Government cyber experts say they lack breach response resources in a new survey. The White House announces a 100-day cybersecurity sprint for the chemical sector. This is FedScoop for Oct. 27.

Kiran Ahuja: OPM working to address ‘true angst’ over federal IT hiring inequities

The director of the Office of Personnel Management says her agency is putting together a specific salary band for federal IT employees and working to publish an all-of-government cyber talent strategy. John Hewitt Jones has the story.

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Survey finds most government cyber experts feel they lack resources for breach response

Just 42% of government cybersecurity professionals feel they have the necessary tools and staff to respond to cyber incidents in the next two to three years, according to a new survey by professional association (ISC)². Nihal Krishan has the details.

White House announces 100-day cyber sprint for chemical sector

The chemical industry is the next sector to take up President Biden’s 100-day cybersecurity sprint, the administration announced Wednesday. The new policy push is designed to sharpen operators’ focus on the most significant risks such as gas leaks and other contaminations. Christian Vasquez has the story for CyberScoop.

Navy's top cyber advisor decries overuse of the word 'attack’ to describe cyber incidents

Not every malicious cyber incident constitutes an “attack,” and people need to stop throwing that word around so much, the Navy’s principal cyber advisor told members of industry on Tuesday. Jon Harper has the details for DefenseScoop.


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Experts from Leidos and Amazon Web Services discuss how the cloud, and their collaboration, are helping government agencies strengthen their logistical operations. View the entire FedScoop interview. 

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