The Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Office of Inspector General has flagged cybersecurity and data management issues as top management challenges for the agency in FY2019 that need to be tackled. […]

Several high-ranking Federal agency tech leaders are set to testify before the House Government Operations Subcommittee on July 17 when it holds a hearing to consider the effectiveness of the FedRAMP (Federal Risk Assessment and Management Program) program that standardizes security requirements of cloud services used by the government.






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With aging infrastructure standing in the way of IT modernization efforts, the Centers of Excellence (CoE) effort at the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is looking to stabilize the existing mainframes at OPM before replacing them.






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Two Democratic senators told Margaret Weichert, acting director of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), to put the brakes on proposed furloughs of OPM employees in connection with a plan by the Trump administration to merge OPM with the General Services Administration.






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Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai said in a blog post on July 10 that the agency will consider the $20.4 billion Rural Digital Opportunity Fund which Pai introduced back in April of this year.






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The U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) Office of Information and Technology (OIT) is requesting information on market research related to developing an acquisition strategy to acquire services from  commercial cloud service providers.






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The General Services Administration (GSA) is seeking an online assessment system to integrate with the Office of Personnel Management’s (OPM’s) USA Hire to improve online Federal hiring services.






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The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) released its Strategic Plan for fiscal years 2020 through 2024, and is keeping cybersecurity as an agency goal and reinforcing the agency’s current activities to improve Federal cybersecurity.






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The Department of Commerce issued a request for information (RFI) for the Commerce CIO, Solutions and Partners (S&P) requirement, that supports the Office of Enterprise Services and Solutions (OESS) whose priority is delivering IT solutions.






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Rep. Gerry Connolly, D-Va., and House Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton, D-D.C., have submitted an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act (HR 2500) for FY2020 that would block the proposed merger of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and the General Services Administration (GSA).






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Alex Greenstein joined the Commerce Department today as director of the U.S.-European Union (EU) Privacy Shield – which helps companies comply with data protection requirements when transferring personal data from the EU and Switzerland to the U.S.  He was a senior advisor for international communications and information policy at the State Department. […]

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