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NIST Issues Data Security Guidelines for BYOD, Telework Devices

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has introduced draft guidelines that seek to help corporate organizations protect networks from data breaches and other cyber attacks as a result of the adoption of bring-your-own-devices and computers for telework. NIST said Monday the proposed publications suggest the deployment of virtual mobile infrastructure and …

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Brian McGrath: Census Bureau Adopts Telework Strategies

Emphasis has grown on systems security and field team management tools as telework becomes more accepted as an alternative for federal offices nationwide, Federal News Radio reported Friday. Michael O’Connell writes that at the U.S. Census Bureau, the technology team has been on a campaign to allow its feds to …

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Study: Telework Used by 38% of the Federal Workforce in 2013

A study by the Transportation Planning Board says federal agencies have increased telework from 16% in 2007 to 38% in 2013, NextGov reports Friday. Brittany Ballenstedt writes that 27% of the DC regional workforce reported working remotely in 2013. While the federal government took the top spot for teleworking this …

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Mobile Work Exchange, Agencies Team to Build Telework ROI Tool

Mobile Work Exchange has collaborated with several agencies to develop a calculator intended to help agency managers measure the return on investment of telework, Nextgov reported Wednesday. Brittany Ballenstedt writes the ROI tool will aim to measure the benefits of telework across real estate, business continuity and production. Cindy Auten, …

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GAO Notes Incomplete Agency Reports on Telework Initiatives

The Government Accountability Office says government agencies are struggling to track and measure progress in implementing telework goals required under the law, Fedscoop reported Monday. Colby Hochmuth writes that a recent GAO report shows the Office of Personnel Management partially addressed two of seven reporting requirements of the Telework Enhancement …

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Casey Coleman Credits Mobility, Telework for GSA Renovation

Telework and hotelling has helped the General Services Administration through its temporary relocation from and move back into its headquarters, the agency’s chief information officer said Wednesday. In an interview with Federal News Radio, Casey Coleman told host Tom Temin the agency has some work remaining in administrative back-office work, …

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VanRoekel Talks Telework With Connolly, Cummings

U.S. government technology officials plan to tie the federal mobility strategy with the website reform strategy, according to Nextgov. Federal Chief Information Officer Steven VanRoekel told lawmakers that the combined strategy will also focus heavily on telework, Joseph Marks reports. Reps. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) and Gerry Connolly (D.-Va.) organized the …

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