The Office of Management and Budget set a series of deadlines over the next five years for agencies to transition 80% of their networks to Internet Protocol version 6.
The Office of Personnel Management also announced an operating status change for the national capital region. Federal offices are open but with maximum telework flexibilities for eligible employees.
Federal employee are expressing anger and fear over a lack of planning around telework by their agencies to deal with the coronavirus outbreak.
The latest guidance from the Trump administration comes as the Smithsonian Institution and the National Archives and Records Administration close museums, research rooms and presidential libraries due to coronavirus concerns. NARA public events are also canceled through May 3.
The Trump administration announced 10 cybersecurity detail opportunities, which are designed to give current federal employees, including the graduates of the Cybersecurity Reskilling Academy, the chance to gain hands-on experience in the field.
The Homeland Security Department sent a letter to contractors explaining the steps the agency is taking to protect facilities and encourages communication with industry employees about telework options.
The General Services Administration will also assume management over the Office of Personnel Management’s office space in Washington later this fall.
The president’s 2021 budget request includes some $20 billion in agency program reductions and $28 billion in program eliminations. Here are several highlights from the president’s most recent proposal.
Margaret Weichert, the number two leader at the Office of Management and Budget, is leaving government for the private sector, she confirmed to Federal News Network.
President Donald Trump’s fiscal 2021 budget request includes $125 million for the Technology Modernization Fund and the return of the priority for agencies to move to IPv6.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Office of Management and Budget releases the job posting to fill the federal deputy chief information officer’s position.
Dr. Michael Wooten, the administrator in the Office of Federal Procurement Policy, said he is preparing the workforce for a future where robotics process automation and artificial intelligence take over the mundane tasks of acquisition.
Federal cyber experts say the Homeland Security Department’s draft TIC 3.0 implementation guidance is well thought out and gives agencies the necessary leeway to find a secure way to the cloud.
Rebecca Weirick, the executive director of the Services Acquisition Office of in the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for Procurement, said category management helped the service save almost 10% on contracts that was put toward readiness and modernization in 2019.