AnneRung

Anne Rung Nominated to Head White House Procurement Policy Office

Anne Rung Anne Rung, a senior adviser in the Office of Management and Budget and a former official at the General Services Administration, has been nominated by President Barack Obama ...
cybersecurity

NIST Publishes Guidance on Implementing a Continuous Monitoring Process to Secure Info Systems

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has released guidance for federal agencies transitioning to ongoing authorization as part of the Office of Management and Budget‘s ...
John Kamensky

IBM’s John Kamensky: Agencies Have Discretion Under New OMB Data Sharing Guidance

John Kamensky Agencies can request existing non-public data from each other under new guidance from the Office of Management and Budget, IBM’s John Kamensky wrote in a March ...
Beth Cobert

OMB Reports Agency Gains on Performance Goals; Beth Cobert Comments

Beth Cobert of the Office of Management and Budget said Thursday that agencies have shown gains in streamlining their operations and expenses as they worked to meet performance goals ...
WhiteHouse

OMB Unveils Data Act Revision Proposals

The Office of Management and Budget has given agencies a marked up version of the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act of 2014 that contains several proposed revisions , Federal ...
cloud security

Karen Evans Proposes Cybersecurity Plan for Federal Cloud

Karen Evans, a former Office of Management and Budget official, has co-authored a white paper on the government’s cybersecurity activities and cloud computing initiatives, FierceGovernmentIT ...
Budget

New Federal Budget Law Limits Contractor Pay to $487K Per Year

A fresh federal budget passed into law in December sets a limit on pay for civilian and military contractors working on federal contracts at $487,000 per year, FCW reported Tuesday. Adam ...
Sylvia Burwell (pictured right)

Sylvia Burwell: Federal Agencies Must Provide Continuous Systems Monitoring by 2017

Sylvia Burwell (pictured right) Federal agencies face a fiscal year 2017 deadline to perform continuous monitoring on their information systems  to track security threats and vulnerabilities, ...
Sylvia Burwell (pictured right)

OMB Director Sylvia Burwell: Furloughs Possible in FY 2014

Sylvia Burwell (pictured right) Sylvia Mathews Burwell, director of the Office of Management and Budget, says federal employees have been prioritizing tasks since the government reopened ...
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OMB Directs Agencies to Implement Shutdown Plans

The Office of Management and Budget directed federal agencies late Monday night to carry out their plans for shutting down operations as Congress did not pass a continuing resolution ...