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

May 03, 2019 |
Maggie Miller
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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...


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