The fiscal 2020 budget request cuts about $300 million from NIST across most areas, including manufacturing and scientific measurements.
In today’s Federal Newscast, agency leaders are being asked to provide a list of what programs will be effected if the current partial government shutdown goes into March and April.
Federal News Network is tracking which members of the new Democratic House majority are vying for leadership positions that can have a direct impact on federal employees, including Speaker of the House and committee chairmanships.
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Chairman Martin Gruenberg defended his CIO Larry Gross and his initiatives to improve the agency’s cybersecurity posture. But members of a congressional committee warned some of those plans might do more harm than good.
The House Science, Space and Technology Committee approved two cybersecurity bills this week. Both bills were approved by the House last term, but never came up for a vote in the Senate. That chamber is considering a comprehensive approach to cyber legislation.