Chief information officers at two agencies that received higher overall marks on their FITARA scorecards this year have tole members of the House Oversight and Reform Committee that efforts to move to the cloud have led to greater efficiencies and cost savings.
The Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Subcommittee on Investigations’ report on the cybersecurity at eight agencies highlights systemic problems over the last decade and offers several recommendations.
In today’s Federal Newscast, a new report from a Senate committee shows at least eight cabinet agencies are failing to comply with federal cybersecurity standards.
The Interior Department is the latest agency to make changes to its telework program within the past year.
At least one department is implementing a new limit on telework for some employees during the summer Metro closures. The Agriculture Department isn’t lifting its limit on telework during the Metro construction but has encouraged employees to consider flexible and alternative work schedules.
Higher ed and credit union lending show the promise and peril of federal financial involvement.
Federal Chief Information Officer Suzette Kent said the new white paper from ACT-IAC helps bring together multiple federal cyber efforts under the zero trust umbrella.
Participation in federal telework programs fell slightly in 2017, according to the latest data from the Office of Personnel Management’s report to Congress.
The departments of the Air Force, Education and Homeland Security are all in the process of transitioning public facing functions into digital applications. Each has a broad customer base with very specific needs that need to be taken into account to provide a good customer experience.
Attracting in-demand cybersecurity talent to government service could be as simple as retraining current federal employees for the jobs of the future.