Training


DHS launches online training system

DHScovery is available around the clock, and offers courses in topics such as IT security and procurement.

OPM: Agencies need retirees back

The agency wants to change the law so retirees can return to work to train the next generation of feds.

Learning could be fun and games at TSA

The agency is looking for a game that would help train 40,000 luggage and cargo screeners.

FBI, Secret Service must improve cybercrime training

A Government Accountability Office report has found that law enforcement employees lack the necessary skills to keep up with evolving technologies.

DHS, DOD solving first responder ID card interoperability problem

The Summer Breeze exercise in Washington metropolitan area runs multiple scenarios for emergency services personnel.

DNI rolls out joint duty program

Office makes it mandatory for senior intelligence officers to spend time working in intelligence agencies other than their own.

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Beam me up, Scotty?

NSPS moves off dead center, but not by much

DOD’s controversial National Security Personnel System faces continuing resistance from employee unions and an authorization time clock that is running out.

Lawmakers disappointed by federal telework gains

Improving agency-level management seen as key to to building successful telework programs.

Denett: Experienced tech representatives better for contracts

The OFPP administrator wants agencies to better train contracting officers’ technical representatives and include them early in contract planning.

Hayden seeks allies' help in countering terrorism

The CIA director says a deep-rooted hatred of America in the Middle East has made it difficult for U.S. officials to influence the "war of ideas" inside Islam without help.

Security LOB cleared for takeoff

Agencies select shared-services providers for IT security and set up migration plans.