OPM IG Patrick McFarland said in a memo to Beth Cobert that under the Federal Vacancies Reform Act, "any actions taken by you since the date of your nomination are void and may not be subsequently ratified."
The keys to the law's success are identifying and mitigating the risks to its implementation, especially in light of the upcoming presidential transition.
Deputy Secretary of State, Antony Blinken, announced a changes at the Bureau of Counterterrorism and Countering Violent Extremism to combat terrorism online and work with tech firms.
Consulates and embassies are expected to be able to restore connectivity in the event of disruptive events, but the IG found a range of issues with 20 of the 29 posts it reviewed.
A proposed rule would require firms undertaking government-reimbursed independent R&D efforts to tell defense officials before doing so, and to share the results of those investments afterward.
Add two key federal contracting lawsuits to the long list of issues that could be complicated by the death of Justice Antonin Scalia.
CIA Director John Brennan said a terrorist attack on American soil is inevitable, the Paris attack resulted from a "failure of intelligence" and the growing threat of cyberwarfare is "the thing that keeps me up at night."
The RFP for IT Enterprise Solutions–3 Services will likely shape Army IT acquisitions for years to come.
By considering the link between the two programs, agencies can unite the dual demands of improving security and embracing the cloud.
The VA's tech budget request includes a big increase for cyber, as well as money for shared services and health record interoperability.
DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson said he won't slack off on cybersecurity and management reforms at his agency in his last year on the job.
A bipartisan congressional group has asked the FCC and NTIA to free up NOAA spectrum for commercial use.