Inside Cybersecurity

September 17, 2021

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Long-awaited DHS rulemaking establishes new pathway for cyber workforce hiring, while implementation remains uncertain

By Sara Friedman / August 30, 2021

The Department of Homeland Security has cemented the creation of its Cybersecurity Talent Management System in a new interim final rule, fulfilling a project started in 2014, while still leaving unanswered questions on how the new hiring pathway to recruit talent will work in practice.

The rulemaking’s intent is to make it easier for DHS to recruit and hire personnel with cyber expertise through the creation of the DHS Cybersecurity Service (DHS-CS), which the department describes as “a new type...

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