No one likes to talk about their screw-ups. But that’s exactly what a group of senators wants to hear about from agency leaders. Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) leads the Budget Committee task force on government operations.
Federal pay is a hotly debated topic, so why not add another log to the fire? Three congressmen have recently asked the Government Accountability Office to examine the federal government’s approach to civilian employee compsensation. In other words, is the GS schedule still a relevant pay scale for feds?
Next Sunday, May 5, marks the beginning of Public Service Recognition Week. Events planned to acknowledge and celebrate dedicated civil servants include a 5K run and a breakfast for the Service to America Award Nominees. But that’s just the part of the week long festivities.
Andy Bochman energy security lead IBM’s Security Systems
A race to protect the nation’s power grids from cyber attacks is underway. And now utilities have a tool to help them protect their systems from would be cyber threats. It’s called the Electricity Subsector Cybersecurity Maturity Model — or ESC2M2 — and was developed by the Department of Energy to manage dynamic threats and understand grid cybersecurity.
Tom Temin is the host of The Federal Drive, which airs from 6-8 a.m. on 1500 AM in the Washington, D.C. region and online everywhere. Tom has 30 years experience in journalism, mostly in technology markets. Before coming to Federal News Radio, he was a long-serving editor-in-chief of Government Computer News and Washington Technology magazines.