The Department of Veterans Affairs has made strides toward increasing the number of disability claims it can process every year. But new claims from veterans are growing even faster than ever. House legislators are frustrated by the VA’s lack of progress over the years.
Veterans Affairs would have to contact victims of data breaches within 10 days under a bill approved by a House subcommittee.
Veteran Affairs’ CIO Roger Baker pointed to concerns over cybersecurity as the reason why he’s wary about agencies adopting bring-your-own-device initiatives.
The White House has declared the Department of Veterans Affairs off-limits to “sequestration” budget cuts, and that means other nondefense agencies may have to bear an additional $4.6 billion in reductions next year.
The American Federation of Government Employees has asked the Office of Special Counsel to investigate the case of a VA doctor who believes she was unfairly targeted by superiors due to her critical Senate testimony.
The inspector general’s office at the Department of Veterans Affairs said it found more than $15,000 security holes at the agency, all dealing with FISMA compliance issues.
A new bill for saving energy and money for your agency. Senator Tom Carper (D-Del.) explains it.
The agency’s monthly security report to Congress continues to show a decreasing severity of data breaches.
Eight VA facilities were caught violating rules relating to patient data storage
The Army will use an open source version of Veterans Affairs electronic health records system. The software will be installed at a 50-bed hospital in Baghdad.
VA makes changes to education payments system
The Department of Veterans Affairs has a new strategy.
Last week President Obama specifically addressed the technology at Federal agencies, and how that technology affects the way the agencies get their jobs done. The President said, “Government workers get a bad rap. All too…
Federal News Radio’s Jason Miller is reporting “The Veterans Affairs Department is putting 45 information technology projects on hold — at least temporarily — while it figures out how to get them back on track.”…