The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency will release a telework-focused temporary Trusted Internet Connections 3.0 directive to give agency networks some relief as more employees are working remotely.
With a majority of federal employees teleworking, here are some best practices and lessons learned from experienced teleworkers for how you can be successful in your new “office” and approach to managing.
Rob Leahy joins NASA Goddard as its new CIO after spending the last 17 months at the IRS.
Five of the nine EIS vendors raised concerns about the delays in releasing task orders under EIS, about what the solicitations are asking for and the quality of the requirements detailed in the documents saying the transition is taking on too much of a Networx-like flavor.
Renee Wynn, the NASA chief information officer, is retiring after about 30 years in government and is leaving the space agency on track to fix long-standing IT governance challenges.
The Defense Department signed its agreement with the CMMC Accreditation Board, kicking off the training for third-party assessors and the release of the necessary documents to help vendors prepare to meet the standards.
Suzette Kent, the Federal CIO, said daily calls with CIOs and CISOs are helping agencies overcome any technology obstacles they face in keeping the government open and missions on track.
Federal News Network surveyed more than 1,000 federal employees about their telework situation and received 700 answers to open ended questions that explained how feds felt about their agency’s decision making process.
Federal News Network conducted an exclusive online survey of its readers asking about their current telework situation and found 77% say they are teleworking because of the coronavirus emergency.
For the first time in seven years, the Office of Management and Budget is revamping the regulations that govern the federal grant making process based on changes in legislation and those requested by the grants community.
The Office Management and Budget released FAQs for agencies and contractors to deal with coronavirus while DoD released a memo detailing what essential vendors mean for them.
The Defense Department raised its threshold for 8(a) sole source contracts to $100 million as required by the 2020 Defense authorization bill. While not related to coronavirus outbreak, the timing is important.
President Donald Trump signed to supplemental spending bills into law over the last two weeks giving agencies billions of dollars in extra funding to help fight the coronavirus.
The Defense Department has set up a daily call with associations representing its vendors to take stock of how the coronavirus is impacting its industrial base while the White House has activated a 1950 law to give agencies procurement priority.