In today’s Federal Newscast, the House and Senate could not agree on a provision in the 2019 defense authorization bill calling for $40,000 Voluntary Separation Incentive Payments for federal employees.
The Trump administration sent to Congress earlier this week a draft bill called the Federal Information Technology Supply Chain Risk Management Improvement Act.
The Homeland Security Department is finalizing regulations for a new personnel system for its cyber workforce, which would change the way it recruits, hires, pays and retains top talent.
Each component within the Homeland Security Department applies standards differently when determining whether contractor personnel are fit to work on behalf of the agency.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Defense Security Service said it’s considering whether or not to provide guidance on asking about cryptocurrency ownership during the clearance process.
The U.S. Border Patrol must recruit and train 2,729 new agents a year for the next five years, in order to meet the administration’s hiring goals and keep up with current attrition.
Close to 20 agencies have stood up their own continuous diagnostics and mitigation dashboards, as the Homeland Security Department will soon launch the federal version.
House Homeland Security Committee lawmakers tell DHS its fourth attempt to modernize financial systems has to be better.
FEMA has a limited view into the allegations of misconduct that come from the agency’s employees, because it lacks both the case management system and the written disciplinary policies to address misconduct from its cohort of temporary workers.
Congress is in the beginning stages of reauthorizing the Homeland Security Department for the first and only time in the past 15 years. The reauthorization bill specifically codifies key positions in the department and streamlines and eliminates others.