Daily News

Trump issues executive order on cyber workforce, drawing positive response from Congress

May 03, 2019 |
Maggie Miller
Bookmark and Share

President Trump issued an executive order Thursday designed to strengthen the nation’s cyber workforce, with provisions to encourage use of a related National Institute of Standards and Technology framework and to establish a rotational program for federal workers, as lawmakers from both sides of the aisle offered positive reviews.

The EO on America’s Cyber Workforce requires the Department of Homeland Security to establish a “Federal Cybersecurity Rotational Program,” which will allow federal employees with expertise on cybersecurity and information...

Not a subscriber? Sign up for 30 days free access to exclusive, behind-the-scenes reporting as the coming Democrat-controlled House takes on cybersecurity policy under the Trump administration.

Log in to access this content.