Cyber Excepted Service

Army secretary looks to hiring flexibilities to boost cyber talent recruitment


Six years since the creation of the DOD Cyber Excepted Service, Secretary Christine Wormuth said the Army still faces a challenge in competing with the private sector for cyber experts.

DOD grapples with the future of its cyber workforce


"I think the divide between the need is growing compared to what we’re able to fulfill. I’m not sure we’re closing the gap, and time is ticking for us to do so," Lt. Gen. Dennis Crall, CIO of the Joint Staff, said during a hearing.

DOD needs to staff up to hire Cyber Excepted Service personnel, officials say


DOD officials said resources are lacking to recruit new talent at the scale the military services require.