• Management
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    OMB addresses 'overlap' in tech offices

    The government's top management official explained how the federal CIO and the Office of American innovation can work together. 03/15/2018

  • Oversight

    IG: Interior unprepared for cyber threats

    The Department of Interior’s watchdog found the agency's incident response program to be inadequate, citing network users visits to malware-plagued websites. 03/14/2018

  • Workforce
    US Army flickr NCO Academy Teaches Leadership in Virtual Environment

    Military looks for ways to bring in cyber talent at better salaries

    Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) said $37,000 may be sufficient for Hill staffers answering the phone, but is much too low for military cyber specialists. 03/14/2018

  • Oversight
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    Trump fills out intelligence oversight board

    The same day the nation's top diplomat was fired and a new CIA director announced, President Trump announced plans to fill out the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board, including the addition of a former White House deputy CTO. 03/13/2018

  • Cloud
    The Pentagon (Photo by Ivan Cholakov / Shutterstock)

    Service heads quiet on DOD cloud plan

    At a D.C. defense policy event, the secretaries of the Army, Navy and Air Force skirted the issue of the Pentagon's centralized cloud procurement strategy. 03/12/2018

  • Acquisition
    mobile devices (Leonardo da/Shuterstock.com)

    GSA extends wireless bulk buying plan

    Citing savings and a developing agile contracting vehicle, GSA gives federal customers more time to work with its wireless blanket purchase agreements. 03/12/2018

  • Cloud
    DOD cloud

    DOD's latest cloud moves leave plenty of questions

    Speculation is still swirling about the implications of the draft solicitation for JEDI -- and about why a separate agreement for cloud-migration services was scaled back so dramatically. 03/10/2018

  • Workforce
    Shutterstock imageID: 281684063 By Mark Van Scyoc

    GAO: SSA chief has been 'acting' too long

    For the first time, an acting senior official elevated under the Trump administration has been cited for holding down a political job longer than allowed under the Vacancies Act. 03/09/2018

  • Health IT
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    VA goes all in on APIs

    The agency's new Lighthouse project looks to nurture a community of developers to build apps incorporating VA data. 03/09/2018

  • Comment
    teamwork on puzzle (alphaspirit/Shutterstock.com)

    A hollow administration?

    Hundreds of top agency positions remain unfilled in the Trump administration, but maybe some should stay that way. 03/08/2018

  • Cybersecurity
    computer hack (MARCUSZ2527/Shutterstock.com)

    White House hints at new cyber policies

    Changes sparked by the cybersecurity executive order are on the horizon, a top administration official said, as cyber workforce issues continue to challenge agencies. 03/08/2018

  • Congress
    shutterstock id  ID: 760868398 By sdecoret

    Lawmakers lose patience with NBIB over clearance backlog

    Senators expressed deep frustration about the government's lack of progress reducing the backlog of 700,000 pending security clearance requests, with some threatening to overhaul the process completely. 03/08/2018

  • Workforce
    shutterstock workforce hands

    OPM puts agencies on notice about hiring politicals for civil service jobs

    The federal government's HR agency put up a caution flag about hiring former political appointees for career jobs, as Congress weighs in on the practice of current politicals "burrowing in" to the civil service. 03/08/2018

  • Congress

    Senate panel approves DHS authorization

    A Senate panel voted up a DHS authorization bill, but it stripped out provisions to focus the agency on improving election system cybersecurity capabilities. 03/07/2018

  • Cloud
    Defense Digital Service Director Chris Lynch speaks during the JEDI Cloud Industry Day in Arlington, Va., on March 7, 2018. (DoD photo by EJ Hersom)

    DOD details its plans for JEDI cloud contract

    The timeline for a department-wide commercial cloud solution is aggressive, but Pentagon officials say deeper in-house expertise and better internal cooperation can get them to an award this year. 03/07/2018

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