Rob Portman

Anton Hajjar, Amber McReynolds, Ronald Stroman, Kiran Ahuja

Senate committee advances Ahuja’s nomination for OPM director

No Republicans voted to advance the nomination of Kiran Ahuja, the president’s choice to lead the Office of Personnel Management, to the full Senate.

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(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)Kiran Ahuja, the nominee to be Office of Personnel Management Director, appears before a Senate Governmental Affairs Committee hybrid nominations hearing on Capitol Hill, Thursday, April 22, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Ahuja vows to bring stable leadership to OPM after years of turnover at the top

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(Joshua Roberts/Pool via AP)Alejandro Mayorkas, nominee to be Secretary of Homeland Security, testifies in Washington

White House reviewing National Cyber Director role as Congress presses for governmentwide leadership

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The Senate has never truly supported IT modernization and here’s what has to change

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CISA’s still overcoming challenges 5 years after Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act became law

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Sen. Rob Portman (R-Ohio) AP Photo/J. Scott ApplewhiteRob Portman

More lawmakers getting on IT modernization bandwagon as House prepares 10th FITARA scorecard

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FILE - In this Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017, file photo, a person with a smartphone enters the Federal Communications Commission building in Washington. Tech companies and nearly two dozen U.S. states clashed with the government in federal court Friday, Feb. 1, 2019, over the repeal of net neutrality, a set of Obama-era rules aimed at preventing big internet providers from discriminating against certain technology and services. The action rolling back the neutrality rules

Investigation finds interagency group lacked authority to oversee Chinese telecom companies

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Donald Trump

OPM answers some FAQ’s about surprise day off for feds

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Office of Personnel Management makes some clarifications about President Trump’s declared day off on Christmas Eve.

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Chris DeRusha, Michigan

Michigan CSO: From DHS to White House to Lansing

Michigan’s state CSO explained why new federal legislation to improve cyber information sharing between D.C. and local government is a positive step.

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AP/Carolyn Kaster

Senate bill to strengthen cybersecurity coordination with state and local governments

New Senate legislation would promote stronger cybersecurity coordination between the Department of Homeland Security and state and local governments. The State and Local Government Cybersecurity Act would encourage national cybersecurity watchdogs to share information regarding cybersecurity threats.

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