A judge said the difference between “disclosure” and “theft,” and inability to predict future harm were two reasons she dismissed the OPM data breach lawsuits.
The FCC and the Universal Service Administrative Company say they have plans in motion to reduce fraud and abuse in the Lifeline program, but lawmakers remain skeptical.
Vendors are saying that a new bill would go far toward addressing some of the biggest failings of SBA’s HUBZone program.
NTEU is launching a multi-media campaign to change the way the average American voter thinks about the federal workforce.
The Energy Department is lending some supercomputing capacity to the VA for a genetic coding and analysis program that could change how post-traumatic stress disorder and other combat injuries are treated.
HHS is trying to expand its search for a cyber workforce to directly target underrepresented demographics as it endeavors to fill the 30 percent vacancy rate in its cyber workforce.
The Energy Department awarded contracts to six companies for research and development into overcoming obstacles that so far have prevented exascale computers from being built.
The draft plan also clarifies its mission and doubles down on past efforts like workforce development, modernization and enhancing efficiency.
Cybersecurity competitions are drawing more attention from and becoming more popular with federal agencies.
The per diem rate for lodging rose to $93, up $2 from last year, while the meals and incidental expenses allowance holds steady at $51.
Educational opportunity is the most important motivation government can use to attract cybersecurity talent, even more than pay or mission.
The data call requests agencies submit evaluations for positions that receive a rate of pay that differs from the standard General Schedule.
The Department of Energy faces distinct challenges in securing an energy infrastructure that largely consists of equipment designed before the internet was a consideration, much less hacking and cybersecurity. But it also has some unique resources to draw on in accomplishing this mission.
Federal efforts to develop a well-trained cybersecurity workforce are ramping up, due in large part to the edicts of President Donald Trump’s cybersecurity executive order.