Sonny Bhagowalia, the Treasury Department’s chief information officer, has moved to the Bureau of Fiscal Service to work on cyber and IT projects.
What are the latest breakthroughs in data storage? Find out this week when Nick Psaki, principal systems engineer for Pure Storage joins host John Gilroy on Federal Tech Talk. July 25, 2017
Sean Torpey, the acting deputy assistant administrator for Information and Technology and acting chief information officer for the FAA, said the agency is swinging the spending pendulum from legacy IT to newer systems.
Wally Coggins, the director of the IC Security Coordination Center in the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, has a full plate this year. He says that in the dynamic threat environment, he and his staff are working on three initiatives.
Lawrence Reed, the assistant director for security operations at the Justice Department, says the government needs to up its game when it comes to endpoint security, especially mobile end point.
Federal News Radio’s Scott Maucione checks out some of the projects the Office of Naval Research is funding.
The National Institutes of Health is revving up a program and giving it a new name. The Precision Medicine Initiative is now called the All of Us Research Program. It seeks health data from at least 1 million Americans to be combined and made available to researchers. Chris Lunt, new chief technology officer for the program, shares the details on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
AT&T and FirstNet say they are working to secure traffic on the first responder network, and are building a fleet of cell tower trucks ready for deployment.
The Homeland Security Department is sharing information and best practices not only on cybersecurity, but on cybersecurity training for a quarter million employees. Hemant Baidwan, director of governance and executive management at DHS, led the team resulting in the DHS Information Security Training Working Group. He tells Federal Drive with Tom Temin how it works.
NASA and EPA share concerns for balancing cybersecurity and use of IoT, but how they approach those concerns depends on agency mission — and budget.
CGI Federal Senior Vice President Gregg Mossburg joins host Roger Waldron on this week’s Off the Shelf to discuss how digital transformation is bringing efficiency, effectiveness and value to the federal government. July 18, 2017
Most of the retirement nest-egg money federal investors have socked away is in the super-safe, never-has-a-bad-day Treasury securities G fund. But Senior Correspondent Mike Causey wonders how safe is safe.
The Office of Government Ethics announced that its general counsel will be taking the helm, and replacing former director Walter Shaub.
A 2018 budget proposal from the House Budget Committee asks federal employees to contribute more toward their retirement as a way to find $203 billion in mandatory spending cuts next year.
In today’s Federal Newscast, Rep. Michael McCaul (R-Texas) is set to introduce legislation this week, which would reshuffle the Homeland Security Department to create an agency focused on cybersecurity.
An investigation by the Office of Special Counsel Hatch Act found that from September to November 2016, 97 letter carriers took more than 2,700 total days off to participate in political campaigns.
This week, the Senate confirmed a new deputy secretary of Defense, four more prospective DoD officials underwent their confirmation hearings, and the White House settled on candidates for two more Pentagon political appointees. But 30 of the department’s political jobs still have no nominees.
Dan Magneson, a fish biologist with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, discusses how decisions he made 25 years ago led to an unexpected retirement windfall.
While the House passed its $696 billion version of the 2018 defense spending bill last week, one branch of the armed services — the U.S. Coast Guard — won’t receive a windfall in defense spending. Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Paul Zukunft says the service is still a branch of the armed services, and should be funded as such.
Slew of bills helping the Veterans Affairs Department shows how much Congress can get done within a limited scope.
In a new white paper from the National Academy of Public Administration, federal experts say a breakdown of the federal human capital system ultimately led to some of agencies’ biggest challenges in recent years, from the cyber breaches at the Office of Personnel Management to the 49,000 vacancies at the Veterans Affairs Department.
In today’s Federal Newscast, a former officer with the Drug Enforcement Administration admits to taking part in a robbery disguised as a standard search.
Experts discuss a future cybersecurity strategy that must include continuous diagnostics and mitigation.