The General Services Administration will create a new special item number under Schedule 70 for approved products under the Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM) program as part of the effort to add flexibility to the initiative.
Retired Gen. Keith Alexander, the former head of the National Security Agency and U.S. Cyber Command, told House Homeland Security Committee members they should go further than just creating a new cyber agency within DHS.
Nation Analytics founder Brian Friel and Larry Allen, president of Allen Federal business Partners, join host Mark Amtower on this week’s Amtower Off Center to discuss the state of the contracting landscape. March 27, 2017
Although President Donald Trump’s skinny budget failed to mention a pay raise for federal employees, a 1.9 percent pay hike may be in the works.
The U.S. Coast Guard has released the contestants for its annual Shutter Shootout photo contest, and the first round of voting has begun at its Facebook page.
The White House is also requesting a $3 billion boost to the Homeland Security Department, along with an additional $30 billion in defense and Overseas Contingency Operations funding for fiscal 2017. Civilian agencies would shoulder $18 billion in spending cuts. The additional funding for DHS would help the department prepare and enact the President’s executive orders on border security and immigration.
In one of the busiest weeks yet, the Trump administration gave Congress two budget proposals to debate.
Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney said proposed budget reductions for agencies such as EPA or HUD are based on the administration’s goals and priorities, and leaders at those agencies will be able to decide how best to address smaller budgets.
The General Services Administration and the Homeland Security Department released the first of what’s expected to be two requests for information seeking insights into how to make the Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM) program more reactive to the burgeoning cyber market.
The Office of Management and Budget’s fiscal 2016 Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) report to Congress shows more agencies have stronger cyber defenses in place.
In today’s Top Federal Headlines, officials tell Reuters that companies working with the Central Intelligence Agency are checking records trying to find where massive leak came from.
The U.S. Border Patrol’s parent agency could exempt many veterans and law enforcement officers from a requirement that new hires take a lie-detector test
Amid reports that the White House is planning budget cuts at the Coast Guard, Transportation Security Administration and Federal Emergency Management Agency to pay for the President’s border security and immigration policies, some senators are worried the Homeland Security Department will forget the lessons it’s learned about risk-based management. They asked Elaine Duke, the nominee to be the DHS deputy secretary, about her approach to future budgetary decisions.
The Homeland Security Department’s aerial border surveillance needs a little management attention. The Government Accountability Office says Customs and Border Protection needs to better assess how effective these tools are. Rebecca Gambler, GAO’s director of homeland security and justice issues, fills in the details on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
President Donald Trump quietly signed a scaled-back version of his controversial ban on many foreign travelers Monday, hoping to avoid a new round of lawsuits and outrage while fulfilling a central campaign promise