The Justice Department’s Office of Information Policy is constantly fighting an uphill battle to improve federal agencies’ responses to FOIA requests.
The Defense Department has carved a bug bounty path that civilian agencies can follow on their own, as long as they don’t try to compare their results to the same level as DoD.
Amid a growing emphasis on efficiency from the Trump administration, some agencies are beginning to find new savings by retooling cumbersome customer service processes and modernizing legacy systems.
For the second year in a row, the Equal Employment Opportunity Rights Commission is hosting a series of webinars on various employment discrimination topics. Patricia St. Clair, EEOC’s assistant director for federal sector programs, talked with Federal News Radio’s Jared Serbu on Federal Drive with Tom Temin about the commission’s focus areas for online training in 2017.
U.S. Transportation Command uses a lot of civilian businesses, but are their networks harming national security?
Heading toward April, the Trump administration was operating on several fronts, following the withdrawal of Republican-led legislation revising health care law.
Our Defense Department can sometimes be tied up in old techniques, and generally risk averse, says Jim Perkins. In response, service members and veterans with new ideas started meeting and formed the DEF community, which has since grown to a global movement with meetings as far away as Australia.
The Air Force’s problem lies not in pilot recruitment, but rather retention. Meanwhile, the major airlines are enjoying a financial boom.
In today’s Top Federal Headlines, the Justice Department charges a State Department employee with obstructing an official proceeding and making false statements to the FBI.
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Cybersecurity experts from federal agencies and industry say the best defense starts with basic “blocking and tackling,” and then a layer of ad lib to throw off hackers who are reading from the same cyber defense cookbooks.
According to budget documents that Federal News Radio obtained, the Food and Drug Administration would see $40 million in cuts to employee salaries and administrative expenses during the last five months of fiscal 2017. The Homeland Security Department would lose $41 million for the Financial Systems Modernization program, a shared services effort affiliated with the Interior Department’s Interior Business Center.
The Department of Homeland Security told Congress Tuesday that it’s seeing significant dividends from a new legal authority Congress granted the department in 2014: the ability to force other federal agencies to take concrete steps to improve their cybersecurity posture.
Programs allowing service members to earn civilian certifications to qualify for value-added jobs is the latest trend, explains the managing editor of Military.com.
WikiLeaks has a lot in common with lightning. It can strike anywhere, and doesn’t discriminate. When it does, organizations know they’ve been zapped good. Yet each cybersecurity loss gives or should give some insight in how to improve your defenses. What potential lessons learned from this latest case, Federal Drive with Tom Temin turns to Jeff Pollard, principal cybersecurity analyst at Forrester Research.