Chief information security officers oversee a cybersecurity workforce that deals with everything from foreign hackers to disgruntled insiders.
Health and Human Services inspector general teams with state and federal law enforcement to nab large group of fraudsters.
Former federal CIO Tony Scott and former SSA CIO Rob Klopp are both launched new companies while Mark Schwartz, the outgoing CIO at USCIS, announced he’s heading to Amazon Web Services.
Ethical people don’t need a code of ethics, while crooks and cheaters don’t care whether you have one.
The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee’s fourth hearing focusing on the implementation of the Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA) offered some insights into what lawmakers will expect from agencies next.
Adriane Burton, the chief information officer at Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) in HHS, said the department’s incident response planning paid off during the WannaCry vulnerability.
A pilot program is underway for an electronic performance management system within HRSA to improve retention and recruitment efforts.
Members of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee say the Pentagon pulled $15 billion worth of spending on technology projects under the national security system umbrella leading to less transparency and a poor FITARA grade.
The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee will release the fourth Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA) report card June 13 detailing agency progress in implementing the 2015 law.
Federal Medicaid dollars are spent by the states. The Health and Human Services Department requires states to have Medicaid Fraud Control Units that hunt for theft or patient abuse. And they do get results. Richard Stern is the director of the Division of Medicaid Fraud Policy and Oversight in the HHS inspector general’s office. He talked with Federal Drive with Tom Temin about their accomplishments in 2016.
The Health Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (HCCIC) not only provides resources and guidance on how to handle cyberattacks against the health care sector, it offers a conduit for communication between the government and industry to share best practices.
In part one of Federal News Radio’s special report on the DATA Act, Treasury Department and Office of Management and Budget officials say the three-year implementation is going well, while agency managers breathe a sigh of relief even as they prepare for the next step in standardized federal spending reports.
Department secretaries have been making the rounds this week, outlining their plans to reorganize their agencies and detailing how those strategies may involve or impact their workforce. Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price offered his view and asked that HHS employees view upcoming reorganization efforts as an opportunity.
In today’s Top Federal Headlines, two senior Republican lawmakers have called for reassurances from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) that is not interfering with its employees’ communications with members of Congress.
President Donald Trump announced a slew of nominees for key administration positions Friday, after the Senate confirmed a new deputy-level Cabinet official this week.