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Rep. Michael McCaul, FBI’s Christopher Piehota Accept Homeland Security & Defense Business Council Service Awards

Rep. Michael McCaul (R-Texas) and Christopher Piehota of the FBI have received service awards from the Homeland Security and Defense Business Council. HSDBC presented the 2018 Distinguished Service Award to McCaul and the Exceptional Service in Support for Government-Industry Engagement Award to Piehota at its annual dinner held on Dec. 13, the council said Friday.

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Survey: Federal CIOs, CISOs Highlight IT Workforce Issues as Top Concerns

A new survey from Grant Thornton and TechAmericasays many federal chief information and security officers consider information technology workforce concerns as among their top challenges, Nextgov reported Tuesday. Brittany Ballenstedt writes 52 percent of CIOs, CISOs, information resource management officers and congressional oversight committees identified recruitment and retention of IT …

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Federal CFO Survey Outlines, Budget, Technology, Workforce Concerns

A survey by the Association of Government Accountants has found that spending cuts, outdated financial systems and workforce reductions are among the top concerns of government financial executives, Information Week reported Wednesday. Elena Malykhina writes AGA and Grant Thornton LLP worked together to interview more than 100 federal chief financial officers and …

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White House Updates Federal IT Dashboard

The White House has updated the government’s information technology dashboard, Federal Chief Information Officer Steven VanRoekel announced Tuesday. VanRoekel said in a blog post that the updates would improve surveillance of IT investments across federal agencies. A May 2011 TechAmerica and Grant Thornton survey concluded the dashboard was a good …

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In-Sourcing at Year’s End

Where does the government’s  in-sourcing strategy stand, especially at the end of a year that saw serious proposals to freeze federal pay and even shrink the federal workforce? Well, according to a report on Federal Computer Week, skeptics shouldn’t count in-sourcing out anytime soon. “By all accounts,” according to FCW, …

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FEMA Report: States Rank Cyber Preparedness Last In Readiness

The awareness and focus on cybersecurity has increased but a Federal Emergency Management Agency report found that states ranked cyber last among 31 critical areas of readiness, GCN reports. In its National Preparedness Report, FEMA said most stakeholders responsible for protecting the critical infrastructure have put cyber upfront as a …

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