CBO: Pentagon Five-Year Budget Plan $123B Over Expectations

DoD Image According to a recent Congressional Budget Office analysis, the Defense Department’s most recent five-year budget plan will run $123 billion, or 5 percent more than ...

OMB Official: WH More Than Halfway To $8B Real Estate Savings Goal

Site: Whitehouse.gov The White House is on its way in reaching its $8 billion target for 2012 in real estate savings, according to its Friday announcement. Danny Werfel, controller ...

Report: DARPA Starting Offensive Cyber Program

Site: DARPA.mil The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has launched a program drawing from computer game companies, universities and private sector entities to develop the agency’s ...

Auditors: DOE Not Counting Contractor-Run Data Centers In Estimates

Site: hightech.lbl.gov Auditors found the Energy Department has more data centers than the number it initially told the Office of Management and Budget, according to FierceGovernment ...

Ashton Carter: Congress Should Leave Pentagon Budget Alone

Adding money to programs the Defense Department does not need detracts from programs it does need funding for, Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton Carter said, according to Defense ...

Obama Signs Export-Import Bank Reauthorization, Lending To Rise

President Obama has signed legislation to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank and raise its lending authority in order to increase U.S. exports and jobs, Bloomberg reports. Obama signed ...

VA, EPA Promoting Water Industry Careers For Vets

Site: rangel.house.gov The Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Veterans Affairs are working to connect veterans with disabilities to water and wastewater sector career ...

NIST Issues Federal Cloud, Security Guidance

Site: lbl.gov The National Institute of Standards and Technology has published its cloud computing guide to address security and risk management concerns, GovInfo Security reports. NIST ...

Exelis’ David Fastabend On Pentagon-DHS Cyber Program, Recent Industry Event

David Fastabend, ITT Exelis The departments of Defense and Homeland Security expanded their voluntary cybersecurity information-sharing program with the defense industrial base earlier ...

Report: Andy Ozment Rejoins White House As A Senior Cyber Director

Photo: Pedro Nogueira Former White House employee Andy Ozment has been appointed to rejoin the cyber office as one of two senior directors, Federal News Radio reports. Ozment, currently ...

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