Management


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State IG: Colin Powell, aides to Condoleezza Rice handled classified info in personal email

An IG review found that email messages containing classified information were sent to Colin Powell's personal account and to the personal accounts of Condoleezza Rice's immediate staff, according to Rep. Elijah Cummings.

OMB DDM Beth Cobert, testifying before the Senate Homeland Security Committee on Jan. 14, 2014

Chaffetz subpoenas OPM's Cobert

Demand for more documents on the 2015 data breach comes on the eve of the acting director's confirmation hearing.

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Obama budget would boost feds' pay 1.6 percent

The average federal pay raise for fiscal 2016 was 1.3 percent.

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Pentagon IG to audit cyber readiness

The audit will gauge how well agencies have corrected vulnerabilities identified by Command Cyber Readiness Inspections.

Robert Coen

FITARA's foundation: data and flexibility

NITAAC's program director argues that GWACs offer IT management benefits that extend well beyond price.

Education Department CIO Danny Harris testifying on Feb. 2, 2016

Education CIO in the hot seat on Capitol Hill

The Education Department's long-serving CIO came under fire from members of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee for past allegations of misconduct and potential conflicts of interest.

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Congress watching FirstNet security, state opt-ins

The House panel in charge of FirstNet oversight did a reality check on the project, with some lawmakers concerned about security and state participation in the nationwide public safety communications network.

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OPM IG McFarland to step down

Patrick McFarland, the longest-serving Inspector General in government, will resign this month after monitoring OPM for two-and-a-half decades.

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The year of the technological hand-off

Letting go is part of the revolution agencies need to embrace in 2016, according to a new report.

Ashton Carter

Pentagon chief: 2017 budget includes $7B for cyber

Defense Secretary Ash Carter said the money would be used to better train cybersecurity personnel and develop more offensive tools.

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Obama seeks $4B to train the techies of tomorrow

President Barack Obama is asking Congress for more than $4 billion to fund his new Computer Science for All initiative for public schools.

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IG wants Secret Service to modernize its radio gear

The DHS inspector general said the Secret Service's outdated radio systems could affect its ability to protect the president and other high-ranking national officials.

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