Management


For Army cyber, it's on-the-job training

Army Cyber Command Sgt. Maj. Rodney Harris says the Army is learning as it goes along in the uncharted terrain of cybersecurity.

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Agencies might need to rethink telework security

A rash of breaches that some fear could be tied to VPN connections is raising concerns about the security of federal telework programs.

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Immigration order means big lift for CIS, ICE

An information-sharing program is being overhauled, and agencies will have to find funding to deal with a massive influx of applications.

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GSA works on CAP

"With IT, we will never be done categorizing," said Kevin Youel Page of the Federal Acquisition Service.

Dan Tangherlini

Tangherlini: 'On the technology front, we're just getting going'

GSA's administrator talks with FCW about short-term hiring, long-term planning and Robert Frost.

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NIST, NARA move to secure federal data on outside systems

New draft guidelines would apply to sensitive but unclassified data on contractors' IT systems and other nonfederal networks.

CTO Todd Park

One man's 'detailed knowledge'...

Former CTO Todd Park told a House subcommittee that he didn't manage HealthCare.gov before its ill-fated launch.

Stephen Warren

VA reports improvements, unfinished work on information security

VA's top IT official tells Congress that the legacy of a decentralized management structure still lingers, as the agency tries to promulgate security standards.

Jason Chaffetz

Meet Darrell Issa's replacement

As the new chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) will have a full plate in the 114th Congress.

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DHS audit, S&T website and smartphone encryption

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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Using IT to address the federal talent shortage

Better systems and talent science can help agencies fill vacancies faster -- and avoid making the wrong hires.

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VA IT problems, HealthCare.gov successes, a Senate surveillance bill and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

Who's Fed 100-worthy?

Nominations are now open for the 2015 Federal 100 awards. Get the details and submit your picks!