DISA, GSA and industry issues dominated the 10 most read Reporter’s Notebook stories in 2019. The common theme across many of the stories is how agencies are setting the table for bigger changes in 2020.
The Department of Health and Human Services and the Defense Information Systems Agency are thinking beyond passwords when it comes to network security, and taking a step in identity management that has long been contemplated in government, but not actually implemented.
In today’s Federal Newscast, President Donald Trump signed an executive order last week directing federal agencies to cut at least one-third of all federal advisory committees.
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The Defense Department awarded a $75 million other transaction agreement to Perspecta, the contractor it hired a year ago to construct a separate piece of the National Background Investigation System.
In today’s Federal Newscast, in their annual report to Congress, Social Security Administration trustees said they expect total costs to exceed income next year, and in all the years beyond that.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Labor Department will pilot a faster approach to discretionary suspension and debarment with its Inspector General and its Office of the Assistant Secretary for Administration and Management.
In 2020, DISA will assume responsibility for the vast majority of the IT operations in DoD’s “fourth estate,” leading to major transfers of funding and personnel.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the personal information of hundreds of federal agents and police officers appears to have been stolen from websites affiliated with alumni of the FBI’s National Academy.
Steve Wallace, a systems innovation scientist in the Emerging Technology Directorate at the Defense Information Systems Agency, said the agency soon will choose vendors to develop a prototype to protect the network and data from attacks that come through web browsers.