Federal employees looking to learn cybersecurity skills now have more time to apply for a White House-backed education program.
The application deadline for the charter class of the Federal Cybersecurity Reskilling Academy was supposed to be Friday, but due to the ongoing partial government shutdown, that deadline has been indefinitely postponed.
Federal CIO Suzette Kent tweeted Thursday that the application process for the academy remained open while the shutdown is ongoing.
What’s unclear at this point is how long the application period will be extended and how the shutdown will affect the timeline for assessing and forming the academy’s first cohort. FedScoop reached out to OMB for comment.
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