Sen. Tom Carper

Sen. Tom Carper: Lawmakers to Debate DHS’ Security Role in FISMA Reform Push

Sen. Tom Carper Sen. Tom Carper (D-Del.), chairman of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, says his collaboration with ranking member Sen. Tom Coburn ...
cybersecurity

DHS’ Andy Ozment: CDM Program’s Second Task Order on Schedule

The Department of Homeland Security is moving into the second task order under Phase 1 of its continuous diagnostics and mitigation program to extend the list of covered agency ...
David-Ferriero

Nat’l Archivist David Ferriero Issues Email Electronic Mgmt Guidance

David Ferriero David Ferriero, the U.S.’ archivist and head of the National Archives and Records Administration, has issued a bulletin that details several deadlines for government ...
Beth Cobert

Beth Cobert: OMB Guidance Aims to Bolster Security of Federal Data Networks

Beth Cobert The U.S. Office of Management and Budget has released a guidance document aimed at improving data protection and privacy measures across the government. Beth Cobert, OMB ...
David Mader

David Mader: OMB Metrics to Measure Impact of Federal Financial Award Guidelines

David Mader Office of Management and Budget Controller David Mader has unveiled a new set of metrics that the agency will use to determine the impact of the guidance on how to ...
budget analysis review

Treasury, Fiscal Service Seek Public Input on Federal Spending Data Standards

The Treasury Department‘s Bureau of the Fiscal Service has issued a request for information on standards the agency wants in order to guide data exchange activities in support of ...
Beth Cobert

Beth Cobert: Performance Accountability Council Recommends Clearance Process Changes

Beth Cobert Beth Cobert from the Office of Management and Budget has detailed the Suitability and Security Clearance Performance Accountability Council’s recommendations on ...
Department of Transportation

Richard McKinney: DOT to Cut Contractor Workforce, Hire Tech Employees

The Transportation Department will reduce its contractor employee base in a move to cut costs and hire its own technology personnel, Federal News Radio reported Wednesday. Richard ...
budget analysis review

OMB: FY 2015 Budget Caps Insufficient for Pentagon, DOE, FBI

The Office of Management and Budget has called on Congress to finalize the fiscal year 2015 budget for the FBI and Defense Department in order for those agencies to meet required budget ...
mentor

OMB, OSTP Unveil ‘Innovative Contracting Case Studies’ Document

The Office of Management and Budget and the Office of Science Technology Policy have released a report on how some federal agencies are using new procurement practices to encourage ...