The Homeland Security Department is excited by the prospect that the National Protection and Programs Directorate could be renamed and restructured as the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency following a vote in the Senate on Wednesday.
Congressional leaders say they have reached agreement on a plan to pass a stopgap government funding bill through Dec. 7, thereby avoiding a partial government shutdown on Oct. 1.
The Office of Personnel Management's latest monthly retirement claims report shows progress in some areas but the backlog is still not budging.
According to the Office of Personnel Management's monthly retirement report, June saw 23.2 percent more federal retirement claims than May and a roughly 53 percent more claims year over year.
The Cloud Security Alliance is teaming with FedRAMP to create a combined cloud security certification known as FedSTAR, which could improve effectiveness and efficiency for private-sector companies by cutting down on duplicate requirements.
About 9.1 percent fewer retirement claims were received in May than the month before and nearly 26.4 percent fewer retirement claims processed last month than in April, according to the Office of Personnel Management.
Mark Bacon, acquisition program manager for the Center’s Managed Service Office (MSO) at Hanscom Air Force Base,, said seven applications have migrated to the cloud so far, and many more are to come.
Ellen Lord, who leads the new Office of Acquisition and Sustainment, is trying to fulfill Defense Secretary James Mattis’ third line of effort to bring business reforms to the Defense Department.
The National Cancer Institute's acting CIO said his first attempt at managed services will be a printing pilot.
A new executive order echoes the Obama-era GreenGov initiative to make the federal government a leader in environmental sustainability uses less strict metrics for measuring those goals.
Usually, Public Service Recognition Week is the one week in the year when federal employees get to enjoy praise for the hard work they do serving the public. This year has been a bit of a mixed bag.
The Office of Personnel Management appeared to have mixed results processing retirement claims in April. More claims were submitted and fewer were processed than in March, but the claims processing backlog also dropped.
With managed services, agencies such as the departments of Agriculture, Commerce, Defense, Homeland Security area sharing overhead, surge capacity and costs for their help desk services.
Rep. Brian Mast recently opened the first-ever Congressional office inside a federal agency.