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Profile: Maria Roat, Transportation Department CTO

Maria Roat serves as chief technology officer at the Transportation Department, where she leads the department’s technical vision and strategic direction. She most recently served as director of the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program from January 2013 through August 2014. The 30-year information technology veteran previously served at the …

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John Brennan: CIA Strategic Direction to Focus on Talent, Digital, Modernization & Integration

CIA Director John Brennan has outlined the agency’s strategic direction as it seeks to address developments in the national security landscape, including issues on policy and technology, amid its current cyber-focused reorganization efforts. In his address to the workforce published Friday on the CIA’s website, Brennan said the strategic plan will focus on talent and …

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Bill Moran: DoD to Seek More Info on Proposed Military Compensation, Retirement System

Chief of Naval Personnel Vice Adm. Bill Moran said the Pentagon could ask the Military Compensation and Retirement Modernization Commission for more details on its proposals for military retirement and healthcare reforms, the Military Times reported Thursday. He noted that Defense Department officials would like to see the data on which the commission based its proposals before the …

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Denise Turner Roth: GSA Keeps Focus on Talent Development

Denise Turner Roth, acting administrator of the General Services Administration, has moved to sustain the agency’s focus on talent development through a newly implemented workforce program, Federal News Radio reported Thursday. Michael O’Connell writes GSA recently carried out the Total Workforce initiative intended to attract new individuals and train them …

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NTIA Opens Public Comment on Drone Privacy, Transparency Issues

The National Telecommunications and Information Administration wants public feedback on the potential accountability, transparency and privacy implications of a program that would allow drones to fly in national airspace. NTIA said Thursday in a Federal Register notice that it seeks input from industry, academia and civil society to address concerns …

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Navy Adm. Michael Rogers Urges Concerted Effort in Cyber Warfare

Navy Adm. Michael Rogers, commander of the U.S. Cyber Command, has pointed at several patterns in cyber warfare that he says the federal government should address in a concerted effort with state governments and the private sector, DoD News reported Friday. Cheryl Pellerin writes Rogers told a House Armed Services Committee panel Wednesday that the threat …

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