A former DHS official, 10 days removed from the job, details what went down and why. Meanwhile, U.S. CERT Director Ann Barron-DiCamillo calls for more cyber hygiene in wake of USIS hack.
Companies are helping veterans transition to careers in big data, enterprise architecture and other fast-growing IT fields -- and getting well-trained employees in the process.
The Defense Department lacks an overarching policy to consistently apply quality management system requirements, according to a Pentagon inspector general report.
The myE-Verify application will allow workers to check the information on their I-9s to see if the E-Verify system would confirm their eligibility.
An industry-sponsored report suggests that feds could leverage information governance to great effect.
After five years on the job, the founding director of the Office of Government Information Services believes that a deeper understanding and acceptance of FOIA is seeping into the federal government.
The General Services Administration's Matthew Goodrich predicts more agency-driven authorizations and previews a new two-year road map.
While IT procurement and design are already quite centralized under the Office of Information and Technology, sources tell FCW that telemedicine IT and app development at the Veterans Health Administration will be rolled up under the OI&T as well.
Verizon’s Enterprise Cloud: Federal Edition joins a relatively small but growing pool of ATO-approved cloud service providers.
GSA's innovation hub hosts training day and coding collaboration geared toward women in technology.
The hack of USIS, and OPM's subsequent decision not to renew the background-check firm's contracts, has cast new light on government-contractor relations. Some legal experts believe the protocols for reporting data breaches are a tangled web.
The Presidential Management Fellows program aims to train the agency leaders of tomorrow and is expanding its STEM efforts. But many of the fellows say the program is falling short.
Key oversight chairmanships will shift in the next Congress, thanks to Republicans' Senate wins and House GOP rules.
A HealthCare.gov gears up again for open enrollment, there are lessons to be learned for future system roll-outs.
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