In today’s Federal Newscast, the Department of Veterans Affairs has a new digital tool to help screen veterans, employees and other visitors for coronavirus.
Federal chief information officer Suzette Kent joined the administration in January 2018 and since then has accomplished several policy updates and created a path for agencies to continuously improve.
The Pandemic Response Accountability Committee (PRAC) is caught between Congress and the administration’s requirements when it comes to the amount of data and the source of the information to collect under the $2 trillion CARES Act.
A lawmaker on the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Subcommittee on Federal Spending Oversight and Emergency Management, asked 10 agencies about each of their IT modernization strategies, systems in most need of modernization and other challenges.
Grant Schneider, the federal chief information security officer, said the 2019 Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) report to Congress shows marked improvements around tools, processes and training, which is leading to better risk management.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Chief Information Officers Council says government needs a new pay and personnel system to better recruit and compensate the future federal IT workforce.
Some agencies are preparing to provide masks for their employees when they return. Others aren’t requiring them. At some organizations, telework will be “encouraged” as they gradually reopen. For others, telework is still mandatory.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the number of cybersecurity incidents across government is down for a second straight year.
The National Federation of the Blind and four individual plaintiffs file a lawsuit in federal court against the Social Security Administration for its refusal to accept digital signatures.
In the last couple of weeks, GAO has reissued reminders on open recommendations. It’s a long list.