The measure would require the licensing and certification of people who provide cybersecurity services to agencies.
Under the agreement, the two countries will conduct joint programs, studies and investigations, the State Department said.
While federal law enforcement agencies investigate many cyber crimes, state and local authorities are gaining increasing abilities to take part.
Some observers said they believe the recession this year could reduce the number of applications for H-1B visas.
The Coast Guard would change some acquisition processes under new legislation.
Agencies’ performance depends on supervisors' leadership and management skills, senator said.
Doherty, associate deputy assistant secretary for cybersecurity at the Veterans Affairs Department, has led an extensive, multifaceted computer security campaign that accomplished a tremendous amount in a matter of months.
Ricketts, a senior-level IT security officer, is credited with eliminating material weaknesses in the Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s compliance with the requirements of the Federal Information Security Management Act.
Shea, head of Science Applications International Corp.'s Intelligence, Security and Technology Group, founded the U.S. Geospatial Intelligence Foundation and the GEOINT Symposium to bring people who work in geospatial intelligence together and promote the GEOINT trade.
Despite Dowling’s wide range of responsibilities for Data Networks’ federal and state government customers, she still finds time to support key industry activities.
Pica led the creation of a continuous learning management module to allow agencies to track employees' certifications.
Childs, senior director of the Information Resources Management College at the National Defense University, has led several innovative IT teaching programs.