Legislation proposed in the House of Representatives today would require all agencies to invest significant time and resources in managerial training.
Legislation is waiting for Congress to come back to work.
Any effort to get a cybersecurity measure passed will depend on piggybacking on other legislation, Cybersecurity News reports.
A leading House proponent of cybersecurity legislation is doubtful new cyber laws will pass during the lame duck session.
The senate is considering a bill that would require all private sector companies to report cyber attacks.
Are changes coming to the federal protective service? We’ll hear from Mississippi representative Bennie Thompson who says that change MUST happen, and soon.
In case of a Friday shutdown at the Department of Homeland Security, the House and Senate have both proposed bills that would give retroactive pay to the agency’s 30,000 furloughed employees.
In addition to the IG Empowerment Act, the committee approved eight bipartisan bills, several of which run the gamut of federal management and workforce issues, from sick leave to car repairs.
The House Oversight Committee says yes to bills banning porn at federal agencies and making it easier for the public to request and receive government records.
UPDATED: A key Senate committee approved an amendment today to give federal employees no less than 10 years of identity and credit-monitoring services and $5 million in liability protection for related damages.