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ODNI Eyes Social Media as Information Source

Office of the Director of National Intelligence leaders are continuing their efforts to issue a security executive agent directive that will set policies and guidelines on social media usage, Federal News Radio reported Thursday. Nicole Ogrysko writes that the directive — still under review at the Office of Management and Budget — looks to detail ODNI …

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Federal News Radio: Robert Silvers Named DHS Cyber Policy Assistant Secretary

Robert Silvers has been appointed assistant secretary for cyber policy at the Department of Homeland Security and will also hold responsibility over related strategies at DHS, Federal News Radio reported Monday. Jason Miller writes Silvers succeeds Rosemary Wenchel, who is retiring after more than 25 years in government. Silvers has worked with DHS since 2012 as deputy …

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DoD’s Procurement, Acquisition Policy Arm to Update Contract Type Guidelines

The Defense Department‘s procurement and acquisition policy organization is looking to update its guidance on types of contracts in an effort to clarify requirements for industry partners, Federal News Radio reported Tuesday. Meredith Somers writes DPAP Director Claire Grady aims to publish two sets of guidelines that address contract types and source selection respectively before …

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Executive Profile: Jason Miller, Executive Editor and Reporter with Federal News Radio

Jason Miller works as an executive editor and reporter for Federal News Radio and the station’s website. As executive editor, Miller coordinates the coverage of the station’s reporters in areas such as technology, procurement, finance and human resource. He also covers cybersecurity, cloud, mobile computing and acquisition policies and programs as a reporter and interviews …

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C. Ford Heard: VA Working to Identify Positions for ‘Acquisition Corps’

The Department of Veterans Affairs is planning to establish a professional acquisition workforce of contracting officers and program managers to serve veteran needs across all IT and healthcare service requirements, Federal News Radio reported Tuesday. “We are in the process now [of] identifying positions that will be part of the Acquisition Corps,” C. Ford …

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Director John Berry to Leave OPM Later this Month

When Director of the Office of Personnel Management John Berry‘s four-year term ends in eight days, he will not return for another term, according to a Federal News Radio article. Jason Miller writes that Berry informed the Chief Human Capital Officers Council of his intentions not to stay on as director. …

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William Lynn: Sequestration is a ‘Real’ Possibility

Former Deputy Defense Secretary Bill Lynn visited the studio of Pentagon Solutions with Francis Rose and confirmed the possibility of sequestration taking place, reports Jack Moore for Federal News Radio. People thought a few months ago that there was no way sequestration would actually happen but that outlook has shifted …

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