Management


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NDAA elevates Cyber Command

The final version of the National Defense Authorization Act calls for U.S. Cyber Command to be made a full combatant command, but the NSA/Cyber Command dual-hat leadership will remain, for now.

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Trump taps billionaires to lead Commerce

President-elect Donald Trump has tapped Wilbur Ross and Todd Ricketts to fill the top two positions at the Commerce Department.

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How to close the cybersecurity talent gap

By analyzing data on workforce needs and hiring efforts, agencies can take the lead in the race to recruit and retain cybersecurity professionals.

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IT, cyber challenges loom for next administration

Big data, modernization and other issues will link the incoming and outgoing administrations.

FAA should examine near-space vehicles, GAO says

GAO has told the FAA to take a look at how it might regulate near-space vehicles as commercialization of the last frontier continues.

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Donald Trump's management agenda

The president-elect has hinted at his management priorities. Alan Balutis pulls all those clues into one place.

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Is GSA doing enough about contractor tax-delinquents?

A House committee wants the General Services Administration to ensure that its primary contractor database contains accurate information on companies that are delinquent on their taxes.

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DOJ defends new cyber snooping regulations

The Justice Department said changes to criminal rules will help catch pedophiles and cybercriminals, but privacy advocates say the rules are a dangerous expansion of government hacking powers.

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What CIOs should do next

A wide-ranging discussion by public- and private-sector IT leaders revealed key drivers for achieving positive mission outcomes.

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OPM freezes SES hiring

The Office of Personnel Management has put a hiring freeze on most Senior Executive Service positions to take effect Dec. 7, the same day President Obama has asked political appointees to hand in their resignations.

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PIF program looks for 2017 fellows

The Presidential Innovation Fellows program, one of President Barack Obama's digital service initiatives, is taking applications for yearlong stints starting in spring 2017.

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DOJ gets new legal tool to go after botnets

A procedural shift makes it easier for federal law enforcement to investigate attacks that use devices scattered across the country.