In today’s Federal Newscast, a new page on Oversight.gov tracks IG vacancies.
Shane Barney, the chief Information Security Officer at USCIS, and Togi Andrews, the CISO at FEMA, say automation and reskilling of the workforce is part of how they are evolving their security operations centers.
Randolph “Tex” Alles, the acting undersecretary for management at DHS, said through initiatives such as the St. Elizabeth’s consolidation and employee engagement, the agency is becoming more effective in meeting mission goals.
In today’s Federal Newscast, Open Season is underway and the Office of Personnel Management says it has updated its tool for participants to compare plans.
Chris Krebs, the director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency at DHS, said recent ransomware attacks on Baltimore, Louisiana and Texas brought to light the need for a more coordinated federal, state, local and private sector response to cyber attacks.
The Red Cross and FEMA are supposed to coordinate with local air providers to make sure victims get what they need. But three hurricanes in 2017 showed the planning needs sharpening.
More civilian and military feds are writing code, reversing a long outsourcing trend.
Federal authorities have arrested former officials of the Federal Emergency Management Authority and the former president of a major disaster relief contractor, accusing them of bribery and fraud as the territory struggled to recover from Hurricane Maria
In today’s Federal Newscast, after just over a year into the job, Holly Greaves is leaving the EPA.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Defense Department is looking to hire an ethicist who can guide defense agencies on the application of artificial intelligence.