TSA is testing biometric devices like fingerprint scanners and facial recognition, as well as 3D imaging and automation to improve security, reduce wait at airport checkpoints.
The General Services Administration is experimenting with blockchain to make it easier for vendors on the Schedule 70 IT program to establish contracts through automation.
For Veterans Day, Federal News Radio takes a look at some of the most famous people ever to have served in the Armed Forces.
The Department of Homeland Security’s Office of Inspector General recently undertook a reorganization that changed the way the department looks at risk, conducts audits and handles whistleblower retaliation cases.
Lawmakers found the numbers presented by the departments involved don’t provide an accurate picture of the program’s success.
The Office of Personnel Management lost ground in processing its retirement backlog in October, primarily due to a slowdown in the number of claims OPM processed.
FEMA started rolling together contracts in support of disasters before they happen so they don’t waste valuable response time negotiating.
While none of the funds dipped far enough to post negative returns, only three funds showed growth since September.
Rather than having each agency consider what it needs in a vacuum, DHS is thinking about introducing new technologies and integrating systems to streamline workflows across multiple agencies.
It’s designed to develop and purchase large, expensive weapons systems while holding to the tenets of competition, transparency and integrity, but that means it can’t keep up with cybersecurity defense.
High retention rates and fleet upgrades are allowing the service to accomplish its mission to new degrees.
Federal workers overwhelmingly list public service as one of their primary motivations for what they do. Contractors don’t.
GAO found that most CFO Act agencies still have major weaknesses in information security areas like access control, and have not implemented hundreds of GAO and IG recommendations.
For the first time in years, the overall score across all agencies reviewed on the Federal Plain Language Report Card dropped, and some agencies received scores below a C-minus.