Bipartisan support is growing for a proposed bill to remove barriers to federal employment for people with a criminal record.
Lawmakers introduced legislation to publish standards for granting, denying or revoking security clearances.
President Donald Trump released his budget request for fiscal year 2020. What’s in it for DoD? Find out when Jon Harper of National Defense Magazine joins host Derrick Dortch on this week’s Fed Access.
House Armed Services Chairman Adam Smith says a $733 billion budget for defense is doable.
Several federal agencies, including the Defense Department and the armed services, have rediscovered an old but potent way of getting rapid acquisitions done. Alex Rossino at Deltek discussed the implications.
Sen. James Lankford says whatever retirement changes occur should only apply to new hires. Hear this story and more in today’s Federal Newscast.
The Defense Information Systems Agency has been pushing its mission partners toward “app rationalization,” urging them to figure out what they need to operate in the cloud.
An audit of a sample of DoD’s contracts with Transdigm found half the company’s earnings were “excess” profit, but the inspector general said the findings highlight a need for broad policy changes.
The commander of the nation’s top cyber security agencies — the National Security Agency and the U.S. Cyber Command — will not confirm that he has recommended the two agencies split from one another next year.
An assessment commissioned by the Secretary of the Navy returned a stinging assessment of the Navy Department’s cybersecurity posture.
Air Force Lt. Gen. Jack Shanahan told lawmakers that he’s already trying to stand up a small office around robotic process automation, a specific type of artificial intelligence aimed towards improving business practices.
The backlog of pending security clearances and other matters at the National Background Investigations Bureau (NBIB) is down more than 25 percent from its record-high nearly a year ago. The backlog today stands at 541,000 investigations, NBIB Director Charlie Phalen said.
The $750 billion defense budget request for 2020 asked Congress for almost $104 billion for its research, development, test and evaluation (RDT&E) fund.
A hair-raising report to Navy Secretary Richard Spencer was leaked, and it presents a grim picture of America’s cybersecurity threat.