New guidelines for identity verification also cover on-card fingerprint recognition.
Legislators seek answers as it becomes unclear whether OMB or the Energy Department itself is holding up the department's energy-saving contract.
A bipartisan Commerce Committee draft looks for common ground on critical infrastructure protection, cybersecurity research and training.
Bill to centralize the process for suspending or debarring contractors unneeded, could create new problems, critics warn.
The latest attempt at IT reform echoes the IT Management Reform Act, better known as Clinger-Cohen...so watch OMB’s reaction carefully.
Lawmakers remain skeptical of agencies' work on shared electronic health records.
House appropriators are looking to continue restrictions on sourcing IT products made by companies with links to the Chinese government.
Congressman urges all of government to learn from certain agencies' recent success stories.
A bipartisan group of senators is looking to increase the power of OPM's IG to probe suspect security clearance operatives and contractors.
Defense secretary says Pentagon, private sector alike would suffer if sequester cuts are not reversed.
Frustrated with unfulfilled requests for information, Veterans Affairs Committee creates a website to list them.
FEMA tells Congress how the agency is building social media into response planning.
Agencies have been reimbursing companies for executive compensation since the Clinton administration. What started as an effort to persuade contractors to stick with the federal market during a time of private-sector economic boom has continued and the cap on the amount paid has risen inexorably, leading to an increasingly loud clamor for reform.
The chairman of the House Oversight Committee tries to build a broader constituency for his bipartisan open data legislation.
FCW readers are split on whether federal employees should be fired for invoking Constitutional rights.
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