GAO

GAO: Agencies Must Adopt Multilayered Security Approach

The Government Accountability Office has recommended the use of a multilayered approach to security in light of recent cyber attacks on government networks. In a statement to the House ...
Shaun Donovan

OMB’s Shaun Donovan: House Bill Would Trim IRS, SEC, GSA Budgets for 2016

Shaun Donovan The House’s Financial Services and General Government appropriations bill would cut about $838 million from the Internal Revenue Service‘s budget for the next ...
WhiteHouse

White House Opposes Certain Provisions in House’s Intelligence Authorization Bill

The Obama administration has deemed “unnecessary” four initiatives that have been included in the House’s Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016. The ...
GSA

GSA Faces Cuts in House Appropriations Panel’s FY 2016 Spending Bill; OMB’s Shaun Donovan Comments

The General Services Administration would face restrictions on construction of new federal buildings under a financial services bill cleared Wednesday by the House Appropriations Committee ...
Anne Rung

Anne Rung Outlines Federal IT Spending Efficiency Efforts

Anne Rung The government working on new initiatives in shared services, innovation and vendor relationships as part of efforts to change federal information technology spending, ...
Richard Spires

Richard Spires: ACT-IAC to Provide Tools for FITARA Implementation

Richard Spires Richard Spires, former chief information officer of the Department of Homeland Security and Internal Revenue Service, testified before a House panel Wednesday on guidance ...
cyber

ICF’s Jeff Neal Offers New Approach to Cyber, Digital Talent Recruitment

Jeff Neal, a senior vice president for ICF International, has recommended new strategies for agencies on how they can hire cyber and digital services talent. Neal wrote in a blog article ...
Tony Scott

Tony Scott: HTTPS to Become Standard on All Public Federal Websites, Services

Tony Scott Federal CIO Tony Scott has issued guidance for agencies to transition all public-facing federal websites and Web services to Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure by Dec. ...
Shaun Donovan

OMB’s Shaun Donovan: House Subcommittee’s Defense Spending Plan Won’t Address Sequestration

Shaun Donovan Shaun Donovan, director of the Office of Management and Budget, has raised his concerns about a $578.6 billion Pentagon spending bill ahead of a full House Appropriations ...