FCW Insider: Nov. 24
More than two weeks after Joe Biden was declared the winner of the 2020 presidential election by the Associated Press, the General Services Administration is releasing $7.3 million in transition funding and making other resources available to the president-elect's team.
The former USCIS director and DHS deputy secretary Alejandro Mayorkas will lead the Department of Homeland Security
The agency is gearing up to make 88% of its positions subject to at-will employment.
The increase of coronavirus cases in the Washington, D.C. region preceded the Pentagon’s decision to revert to stricter workplace protocols.
*** The Office of Management and Budget released guidance last week on completing the transition to IPV6. The administration is moving away from dual-stack infrastructure supporting IPV6 and its predecessor standard IPV4. Over the long term, the document states, 80% of federal networks should support at l IPV6-only assets by the close of fiscal year 2025.
*** Washington Technology reports that the Department of Justice is being asked to make adjustments to its best-value determinations in its $4.5 billion IT Support Services 5 contract vehicle.
*** Nominations for the 2021 Fed 100 are now being accepted. The deadline for submissions is Dec. 31.
*** FCW Insider is taking a break for the Thanksgiving holiday. The next edition will be published Nov. 30.
Posted by FCW Staff on Nov 24, 2020 at 2:37 AM