Other agencies, such as the Social Security Administration and the Environmental Protection Agency, have loosened telework restrictions and announced unscheduled remote options for federal employees at regional offices in Seattle, Washington, and New York.
DoD wants its installations to have their own power sources.
NRC’s IG took a look at inspectors overseeing cybersecurity at generating plants. Assistant IG for audit, Brett Baker, joined Federal Drive with the results.
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s inspector general found a third of its inspectors will be eligible to retire in 2020.
At least one department is implementing a new limit on telework for some employees during the summer Metro closures. The Agriculture Department isn’t lifting its limit on telework during the Metro construction but has encouraged employees to consider flexible and alternative work schedules.
Jonathan Feibus from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission explained how his agency is modernizing its web applications to move to the cloud, and what steps other offices should consider before they do the same.
More than 3,800 civilian federal employees, and more than 9,700 military personnel are currently deployed to help respond to Hurricane Florence.
NRC CIO Dave Nelson said it just took one success and a little time to get the NRC on board with cloud services.
Brett Baker, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s assistant inspector general for audits, spoke about the implications of a partially-staffed, 24/7 Headquarters Operations Center.
GSA and DHS award a $668 million contract under the continuous diagnostics and mitigation (CDM) program that comes under protest.