Herb Jackson Jr. was accused of co-orchestrating a scheme to bypass the competitive hiring process and of engaging in cronyism in a betray of public trust.
The Census Bureau will join a growing number of agencies in offering a bug bounty program as it ramps up security preparations for the 2020 population count.
From the upcoming decennial count, to the start of the taxing filing season, agencies have a lot to deliver in the new year. And speaking of delivering, the Postal Service and lawmakers will take a closer look at a White House task force’s reform plan for the agency.
The ability to answer the 2020 decennial count online has the Government Accountability Office taking a hard look at how the Census Bureau plans to safeguard the personally identifiable information (PII) of hundreds of millions of households from cyber attacks.
Two years out from the start of the first internet-driven population count, the Census Bureau is ramping up its cybersecurity focus, and has awarded the last of its major IT contracts.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Federal Risk Authorization and Management Program and the Cloud Security Alliance announce the creation of FedSTAR to offer mutual recognition between the two security programs.
The Census Bureau is in the middle of its one and only dress rehearsal for the 2020 population count. But there’s a lot more scrutiny coming from Congress over plans to ask respondents about their citizenship status.
The clock is ticking for the Census Bureau to hand over the finalized list of questions it’ll ask every household in the United States for the 2020 count.
President Donald Trump’s budget proposal for fiscal 2019 calls for increased funding to the IRS’ enforcement services, but reduces the agency’s overall budget by millions of dollars.
Years of underfunding has robbed the agency of critical staffing, and some of the operation tools needed to take the count. Now, University of New Hampshire demographer William OHare tells Federal Drive with Tom Temin, there’s a new concern that the cuts could result in the possibility of under-counted populations, especially in rural areas.