U.S. Cyber Challenge

DHS is rebalancing cyber support contracts


The Department of Homeland Security wants to ensure its workforce has the skills needed to respond to evolving threats.

White House nominates Karen Evans to head new Energy cyber office


Evans would serve as assistant secretary of Energy for cybersecurity, energy security and emergency response, heading the office of the same name created by Secretary Rick Perry earlier this year to protect America's energy infrastructure from cyberattacks.

Karen Evans


National Director, U.S. Cyber Challenge

NSA garners new partners in hunt for cyber pros


The U.S. Cyber Challenge, an effort to amp up the country's training for cybersecurity professionals, is joining forces with an NSA-sponsored program to help students as young as middle-schoolers map out a career in the field and prove their expertise through competitions.