In today’s Federal Newscast, President Donald Trump hints that another government shutdown is likely after funding runs out again in three weeks.
Contractor systems and supply chain risk management among the most significant areas agencies and vendors should pay attention to in the document.
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.
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.
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.
OMB is revamping the capital planning and investment control (CPIC) process and asking agencies break down commodity IT spending in more specific terms than ever before.
Rep. Mike McCaul (R-Texas) is getting closer to introducing a bill to create a stand-alone cybersecurity agency in DHS, while the agency also is conducting an internal review of current capabilities and future needs.
Retired Gen. Keith Alexander, the former head of the National Security Agency and U.S. Cyber Command, told House Homeland Security Committee members they should go further than just creating a new cyber agency within DHS.
Congress may reprogram and reallocate resources in the Homeland Security Department, use emergency funding or some combination of both to pay for the construction of a wall along the southern border, said House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Mike McCaul (R-Texas).
The Commission on Cybersecurity for the 45th President detailed 250 recommendations, including creating a specific cybersecurity agency within DHS and a new independent unit of auditors to stress test agency networks.