It’s not a lack of ideas that’s holding up federal hiring reform
A trio of congressionally-chartered commissions have a long list of ideas for the federal workforce, including changes to hiring, veterans preference and internship programs, which they want to include in the next defense authorization bill.
The Cyberspace Solarium Commission made 75 recommendations to Congress for how to improve public and private sector cybersecurity, including the idea of creating a Bure of Cyber Statistics in the Commerce Department.
In today’s Federal Newscast, members of Congress are laying out their concerns about coronavirus epidemic’s potential impact on many federal programs.
The Cyberspace Solarium Commission, in its final report, has recommended restoring and restructuring two cyber oversight roles previously eliminated during the Trump administration.
Carrie Cordero at the Center for a New American Security argues that Congressional oversight of federal cybersecurity is too much of a patchwork and ought to be consolidated.
The commission is looking at a strategy built around deterrence through punishment. If retaliation for cyber attacks are swift, decisive, consistent and public adversaries will be less likely to instigate attacks.
In today’s Federal Newscast, a new Gallup poll shows three in four Americans say USPS is doing a good or excellent job.
Frustrated with a lack of a single, governmentwide strategy on curbing large-scale cyber threats, a bipartisan group of lawmakers has launched a public-private partnership aimed at filling some of the gaps left by an amalgam of White House and agency policies.
The Department of Housing and Urban Development became the second agency to get help in upgrading its technology and financial management systems under the White House’s marquee IT modernization effort.