Tag Archives: Deloitte

FAA Advisory Panel Eyes Standards for Airline Cybersecurity

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An advisory committee for the Federal Aviation Administration consisting of U.S. aviation regulators and industry representatives is working on measures to protect airlines from hackers, the Wall Street Journal reported Monday. Andy Pasztor writes that the panel is scheduled to meet this month amid industry concerns on potential vulnerabilities to cyber …

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Joe Paiva: Commerce’s ITA to Outsource Networking, Printing, Device Mgmt Services

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Joe Paiva, chief information officer of the Commerce Department‘s International Trade Administration, says that he is planning to outsource the agency’s commodity IT functions by July to focus on its internal IT operations, FCW reported Friday. Mark Rockwell writes that Paiva is considering what he called “extreme” outsourcing of networking, printing and device …

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Deloitte Vet James Schnurr Named SEC Chief Accountant; Mary Jo White Comments

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James Schnurr, a retired vice chairman and senior professional practice director from Deloitte, will join the Securities and Exchange Commission in October as chief accountant and succeed Paul Beswick. SEC said Tuesday Schnurr will implement accounting and auditing policy, work to help bolster performance of auditors at public companies and offer oversight on financial reporting. “His deep knowledge …

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Deloitte Report Evaluates Shared Services at DHS, DOE, NASA

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A report from Deloitte and the Partnership for Public Service indicates that three federal agencies use a shared support services method in order to fulfill organizational tasks and missions, Federal News Radio reported Wednesday. Michael O’Connell writes the “Helping Government Deliver: Transforming Mission and Support Services” report looks at the framework’s …

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Report: NASA, FDIC, STB Top List of Best Places to Work in Govt

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Deloitte and Partnership for Public Service have released an annual report that ranks the best government agencies to work for based on employee satisfaction, GovExec reported Wednesday. Eric Katz writes NASA scored highest among large agencies, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. topped the mid-size agency category and the Surface Transportation …

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Report: Budget Pressures Could Hit Agency IT Workforces

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Federal agencies could reduce their information technology workforces in 2014 amid governmentwide budget cuts, cloud computing migrations and program consolidation initiatives, Federal Times reported Monday. Andy Medici writes many agencies have cloud-based services and program integration plans in their long term strategies. Van Hitch, a senior adviser at Deloitte, told the …

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