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Cybersecurity concerns trouble feds

While agency leaders and federal policymakers talk about cybersecurity legislation and cyber threats, many federal employees believe the government is struggling to comply with its own standards, survey reveals.

Rising Star: Joseph Corcoran

As Strategic Program Development Lead at Govplace, Corcoran raised a record amount of money through the Children's Inn fundraising gala.

New bill would grant CIOs greater authority

Legislation being drafted by House Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Darrell Issa would clarify the CIO's role, and enact several other reforms.

Sequstration could cut off some suppliers for agencies

Agencies rely on small firms for their operations, but many of those companies don't have the cushion to survive harsh cutbacks from sequestration.

DHS’ IT overhaul is paying off, but challenges lie ahead

GAO finds some shortcomings in DHS's information sharing efforts, alomg with budget challenges, that could hamper further progress on the ambitious undertaking.

5 keys to rekindling government innovation

It wasn't just a noble vision that got America to the moon, it was also the federal government’s legal, regulatory, management and legislative framework. Paul Brubaker offers some ideas to recapture the innovative climate of the 1960s.

Rising Star: Tara Miner

As Acquisition Management Analyst at the Program Executive Office for Enterprise Information Systems, Miner prepared a detailed acquisition document necessary to comply with a congressional mandate.

Census falls short on workforce management planning

The bureau could face serious challenges, GAO finds, unless steps are taken to identify and bridge gaps in mission-critical IT occupations.