Now that the agency defends itself against more than a billion cyber attacks a year, Commissioner Chuck Rettig urged members of the Senate Finance Committee Wednesday for multi-year funds to modernize its hardware as well as its workforce, which hasn’t recovered from seven years of a hiring freeze.
In today’s Federal Newscast, former venture capitalist Michael Kratsios is tapped to become the next U.S. chief technology officer.
Several recent episodes show the government still has a way to go in whistleblower equity.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the National Insider Threat Task Force introduced a new maturity framework to help teach agencies what makes a good program.
Despite President Donald Trump’s history of tweeting about “leakers” in government, Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) remains optimistic that the president may take him up on his offer to honor whistleblowers.
In today’s Federal Newscast, over 30 veterans service organizations asked Senate and House Veterans Affairs leadership to help secure specific funding for the VA MISSION Act.
Former Defense Secretary Carter Ash has shot down proposals suggesting the creation of a sixth military service devoted to space.
In today’s Federal Newscast, Senator John McCain said Gina Haspell will have to explain her involvement in the CIA’s enhanced interrogation program before he’ll vote for her confirmation.
Several federal agencies are struggling to keep up with a growing number of freedom of information requests, especially as fewer documents and officials’ schedules are taken offline.
The Office of Special Counsel reminds agencies of employee whistleblower rights, as the Justice Department tightens its control on communication to Congress.