Amid bipartisan concern for recent leadership changes at the Department of Homeland Security, oversight experts advise Congress to make structural changes to staff up the management directorates at DHS.
The Government Accountability Office achieved its optimal workforce capacity this year, but it’s still having trouble keeping up with lawmaker requests around new technologies and cybersecurity.
In today’s Federal Newscast, a new study from the RAND Corporation shows it would cost the military more money to create new pilots, rather than trying to retain the ones it currently has.
For a couple of decades, the Government Accountability Office has published its biennial list of high-risk federal programs. To go deeper, Comptroller General Gene Dodaro joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin this week.
Members of Congress may be rude, but the Government Accountability Office, the federal oversight agency, sticks to the facts.
The Government Accountability Office has taken two items off its high-risk list, a governmentwide inventory of programs that put agencies on-notice about major threats of fraud, waste, abuse and mismanagement.
The high-risk list, released Wednesday, states efforts to shore up problems with DoD weapons systems acquisition remain “unchanged” since GAO’s last high-risk list in 2017.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the cybersecurity firm Anomali Labs says it’s found a malicious server hosting two separate phishing campaigns targeting government contractors looking to do business with the Labor and Transportation departments.
Whether or not Congress resurrects the defunct Office of Technology Assessment, the head of the Government Accountability Office says his agency plans to increase its capacity to oversee technology issues.
As agencies face an increasing volume of cyber threats, the Government Accountability Offices plans to examine whether the Trump administration has a reliable hierarchy for its cybersecurity leadership.