Tag Archives: federal

FAA Deputy CIO Steve Cooper Retiring From Govt

Steve Cooper, deputy chief information officer at the Federal Aviation Administration, has told Federal News Radio he is retiring from the government Thursday and taking an early buyout from the agency. Cooper told reporter Jason Miller he may not have a successor as FAA CIO Tina Amereihn is reorganizing the …

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Report: DHS Continuous Monitoring Oversight to Cost $6B

As the department responsible for securing unclassified networks on .gov domains for federal civilian departments and agencies, the Department of Homeland Security will have to pick up the $6 billion bill for doing so. Nextgov reports DHS will handle the financial responsibility for continuous monitoring because many agencies do not …

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4 More States to Run Own Health Exchanges, Total Hits 17

Idaho, Nevada, New Mexico and Utah have received approval to run their own health insurance exchanges starting in January 2014, Reuters reports. David Morgan reports 17 states and the District of Columbia are set to run their own exchanges under the Affordable Care Act and Mississippi has applied to run its own …

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Report: Obama Signs New Cyber Policy Directive

A new directive from President Barack Obama guides the operations of federal agencies against cyber threats and gives the military power to be more aggressive against those threats, the Washington Post reports. Ellen Nakashima writes Presidential Policy Directive 20 was signed in mid-October and aims to help define what constitutes …

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