The Defense Department is experimenting with biometrics to control physical access, while improving the technology’s accuracy and increasing mobility.
House lawmakers are looking for assurances from the Homeland Security Department that its equipment is safe, including both firearms and security technology.
The pay raise process established in the U.S. Code relies on federally-collected data, which should make it easy to predict a year in advance just what kind of a pay raise federal employees will be getting.
VA Secretary Shulkin’s agenda for the upcoming year is full of initiatives across the department, from improving morale to implementing interoperability in health records to realigning infrastructure.
DHS’ Automated Information Sharing program now has more than 200 entities signed up to receive the information DHS shares to help prevent cyber attacks.
President Donald Trump’s March executive order, a “Comprehensive Plan for Reorganizing the Executive Branch,” launched a year of speculation about workforce reductions, budget cuts and possible changes to retirement benefits. The 2018 budget, released in May, only exacerbated the situation, as it seemed to confirm everyone’s worst fears.
Former DHS Secretary Michael Chertoff worked with the leadership and senior career staff to turn a collection of disparate agencies from different departments into a single, coordinated and cohesive unit.
Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) sent a letter to Mick Mulvaney, director of the Office of Management and Budget, requesting copies of each agency’s reorganization proposal by Jan. 3.
Federal agencies exceeded expectations of President Donald Trump’s administration in 2017, eliminating 22 regulatory actions for every one that was introduced and cancelling or delaying more than 1,500 planned regulatory actions.
A key House Republican has unveiled a measure to deliver a huge budget increase to the Pentagon and prevent a government shutdown at the end of next week.
By breaking blockchain down to its core concept, federal agencies are coming up with new uses for the innovation.
The Coast Guard’s Cyber Command has to balance its identity as a military service with its role as a component of the Homeland Security Department.
Sen. James Lankford (R-Okla.) wants to launch a three-pronged attack on government spending through greater accountability and reform of the budget and oversight processes.
The Department of Homeland Security is trying something outside of the standard reorganization playbook.