For some of the prospects, WTOP congressional correspondent Mitchell Miller joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
The same Hatch Act rules apply for federal employees while they’re working from home during the pandemic, the Office of Special Counsel said earlier this week in new guidance.
A pandemic manages to produce both terror and boredom.
The Intelligence Community by many accounts was on to the possibility of a pandemic like this one for a long time.
GSA and DHS’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) told agencies that the Zoom for Government platform, which runs on a government community cloud and has received a Federal Information Security Modernization Act (FISMA) moderate level approval under the cloud security program known as FedRAMP, is an agency’s best option.
Field operations across the country remain on-hold through April 15. Meanwhile, the Census Bureau warned staffing adjustments at call centers may lead to increased wait times.
Congress, having gutted out the biggest stimulus bill ever, is busier than ever.
With seemingly everyone teleworking, the only way people can meet is through some awkward application or another. Teleconferencing can also mean fresh cybersecurity challenges.
Remember that even in a Zoom meeting from your house, you’re still at work.