Management


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Should NSA and CyberCom split? A watchdog weighs in

The Government Accountability Office teamed up with Pentagon officials to identify the advantages and disadvantages of the dual-hat leadership structure of the National Security Agency and U.S. Cyber Command.

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Deputy takes the reins at DHS

Elaine Duke steps into the top job at DHS, as outgoing chief John Kelly moves to the White House as Trump's chief of staff.

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DOD risks 'rogue' apps under current IoT policy

A new GAO report called for the DOD to strengthen its policies and guidance for connected devices.

Lawmakers seek answers on agencies' use of Kaspersky tech

A House committee is asking federal agencies to turn over any records related to their use of software from a company suspected of having ties to the Kremlin.

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Why OMB needs to lead on reducing federal SSN use

The government's effort to reduce its reliance on social security numbers lacks central guidance, according to a recent oversight report.

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How to ensure successful deployment of new technologies

When crafting a deployment strategy, remember these five best practices.

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Former OGE chief keeps up campaign for strong ethics

Just because Walter Shaub resigned from his post as chief of the Office of Government Ethics doesn’t mean he’s done pushing for a stronger ethics program.

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How to report cybersecurity strategies to senior leaders

Government agencies can look to the private sector for the proven elements of a successful executive briefing.

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GSA moves OASIS management team to FEDSIM

Personnel changes at the agency continue with the naming of a new team to manage the popular multiple-award contract for professional services.

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The enterprise risk management approach to cybersecurity

Better cybersecurity tools are not even half the battle.

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To fight fraud, follow the data

Federal program managers are being urged to use data analytics and information sharing to sniff out fraud, abuse and improper payments.

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CBP hopes job app will smooth hiring

Customs and Border Protection is banking that a re-engineered hiring processes and a new mobile app will help the agency recruit new agents and support personnel.

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Meet 21 early-career leaders who are doing great things in federal IT.

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