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FCW Insider: September 14, 2021

Biden's COVID vaccination mandate for feds has a deadline

Federal employees have until November 22 to comply with the administration's vaccination mandate.

OPM looks to modernize IT, set up revolving fund

In a report to Congress, the Office of Personnel Management said it largely agreed with a set of recommendations from the National Academy of Public Administration about the future of the HR agency.

How COVID has changed citizen services

Record demand for services and pandemic precautions have prompted some fundamental reassessments about delivery.

Quick Hits

*** Kiersten E. Todt has been named chief of staff of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency. A longtime cybersecurity expert with past experience in the federal government, Todt most recently served as managing director of the Cyber Readiness Institute, which partners with global companies to provide small businesses with free cybersecurity tools and resources. She was the executive director of the bipartisan Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity during the Obama administration.

*** Alvaro Bedoya, the director of the Center on Privacy & Technology at Georgetown Law School, was nominated by President Joe Biden to serve as a commissioner on the Federal Trade Commission. Bedoya's previously served as chief counsel to the U.S. Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Privacy, Technology and the Law.

Posted by FCW Staff on Sep 14, 2021 at 2:39 AM


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