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GAO Says Agencies Need Better Definition of Cyber Force

In examining eight federal agencies with the highest information technology budgets, the Government Accountability Office found that none of the agencies know the size of the cyber workforce they have since there is no clear definition of what a cybersecurity professional is doing, according to a recent FierceGovernmentIT report. In …

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FDIC Tops ‘Best Places to Work’ List

The Partnership for Public Service has released the results of a study which ranked the best places to work within the federal government in 2011. The results are based off of responses recorded by the Office of Personnel Management’s Employee Viewpoint Survey. In total, 266,000 employees (a 49.3 percent response …

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GAO Criticizes Postal Service Benefits System

The Government Accountability Office released a report Thursday laying out broad plans for fixing the finances of the Postal Service. The agency is projecting a 25 percent decrease in mail by the year 2020. The GAO was pointedly critical of the Postal Service’s payment system for retirees health benefits, a …

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GAO Says Agency CIOs Need More IT Authority

Chief information officers at federal agencies are limited in their ability to exercise their authority on information technology management even though federal law calls for it, according to the Government Accountability Office. In its 72-page report, GAO found 14 of 30 surveyed CIOs held other job titles with different responsibilities, …

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GAO Report Finds Increase in Runway Safety Incidents

The number of safety errors made by air traffic controllers involving flights near U.S. airports doubled between fiscal 2008 and 2011, the Government Accountability Office said. In a report released Thursday, GAO said the Federal Aviation Administration has not met related performance goals but credited the agency with taking steps …

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GAO Says Postal Service Did Not Overpay Retirement Fund

The financially-strapped Postal Service claims it overpaid into a federal retirement program and is owed a $75 billion refund, which it says would help solidify its financial position. However, a report released Thursday by the Government Accountability Office says a refund would not solve any of the Postal Service’s long-term …

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