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Cyber talent strategy on the way; Why federal contract spending is down

The Office of the National Cyber Director is developing a talent strategy for the whole federal government and the whole cyber industry. Margie Graves, senior fellow at the IBM Center for The Business of Government and former deputy federal chief information officer, discusses what the strategy should include and any potential trouble implementing it.

The federal government’s overall contract spending is down, according to new numbers from the Government Accountability Office. Tim DiNapoli, managing director for contracting and national security acquisition issues at the Government Accountability Office, explains the dip in spending and the impact COVID-19-related spending has had.

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