Another member of Congress has introduced legislation that would give federal employees the option to take a penalty-free hardship withdrawal from their Thrift Savings Plan during government shutdowns. Meanwhile, the TSP is also still struggling to improve its cybersecurity posture.
The space agency says hackers got into a server containing personal data, including social security numbers, and stole data.
The Air Force believes its new streamlined ATO process will not only get systems online faster, it will deliver better security.
Justice CIO Joe Klimavicz said modernizing legacy systems is all about ensuring an agency can fulfill its mission in real-time.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Government Accountability Office polled nine acting inspectors general and their staffs to find out how operations are effected by not having a permanent IG in place.
NIST plans to soon update some of its publications, including its risk management framework, to reflect these priorities.
The Council on IG Integrity and Efficiency Subcommittee on IT continues to try to close the gap between auditors and chief information officers in how they determine their agency’s cyber posture.
Chris Townsend, the vice president of federal at Symantec, said the IT modernization initiative opens the door for agencies to relook at how they protect their systems and data.
For its federal IT strategy, the Trump administration is continuing the emphasis for the use of cloud computing as established during the previous administration. But cloud is a moving target for federal agencies.
The Veterans Affairs Department’s inspector general said in its annual Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) report that the agency’s cybersecurity efforts remain troublesome and puts data and systems at risk.