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Department of Justice News

Agencies collaborate against discrimination

AFGE legislative conference will focus on ensuring departments and contractors are abiding by civil rights laws. The union also will march on Capitol Hill to Tuesday in support of federal employees.

Tuesday - 02/08/2011, 07:33am EST
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Justice heads to D.C.'s NoMa

The DOJ deal is one of the largest federal lease in the region.

Wednesday - 02/02/2011, 09:59am EST
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Justice watchdog Fine leaves after 10 years

After 15 years, Justice Department Inspector General Glenn Fine is stepping down. He tells us what's next.

Friday - 01/28/2011, 10:08am EST
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HHS, Justice turning up heat on fraudsters

New rule published today details how the government will go from chasing criminals to using data and other tools to stop them as Medicare and Medicaid fraud is happening. The agencies report returning $4 billion back to the government in 2010, a 50 percent increase compared to 2009.

Tuesday - 01/25/2011, 07:04am EST
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Justice offers tips for transitioning to the cloud

When the Recovery Act passed, the Justice Department knew it would need to upgrade its IT infrastructure to keep up with the demand that was about to be placed on its systems. "We knew we could not support the transactions that would hit us, so we had to look at a solution," said Angel Santa, [...]

Sunday - 01/23/2011, 07:13pm EST

MSPB to comply with Chambers reinstatement

But the question of whether Interior will comply is still open. We get the latest details from sister-station WTOP's Neal Augenstein.

Wednesday - 01/19/2011, 09:51am EST
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Justice files charges in iPad data breach

Two men who authorities say were competing to impress their fellow hackers were arrested Tuesday on federal charges they stole the e-mail addresses of more than 100,000 Apple iPad users, including politicians and media personalities.

Wednesday - 01/19/2011, 08:30am EST

CyberSecurity - "Progress & Best Practices"

February 1st at 12pm

Program will discuss the progress report on CyberSecurity in the Federal Government, top CyberSecurity Priorities, challenges to still overcome in IT Security, lessons learned, and vision for the future - how can we be proactive and prevent attacks.

Monday - 01/17/2011, 03:31pm EST

Bill would make deficit commission proposals law

Rep. Kevin Brady (R-Texas) introduces legislation to cut the federal workforce by 10 percent and freeze federal pay for an additional year. The bill includes a host of suggestions to cut spending from both the commission and from the Obama and Bush administrations. Brady said collecting unpaid taxes from federal employees could result in $3 billion.

Monday - 01/10/2011, 02:57pm EST

How to determine what is cloud-worthy for your agency

Angel Santa, Deputy Chief Information Officer in the Department of Justice's Office of Justice Programs, is John Gilroy's guest on Federal Tech Talk.
January 4, 2011

Tuesday - 01/04/2011, 06:27pm EST
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Obama appoints Public Printer, Deputy AG

President Obama announced his intent to appoint two key nominees, according to a White House statement.

Thursday - 12/30/2010, 11:22am EST

DoJ Inspector General Fine steps down

DoJ Inspector General Glenn Fine steps down.

Monday - 11/29/2010, 06:03pm EST

Is misconduct the same as contempt?

A draft Justice Department report has found that two federal prosecutors and an FBI agent engaged in misconduct in the corruption trial of Sen. Ted Stevens. Attorney Debra Roth explains what may be ahead for the trio.

Thursday - 11/18/2010, 09:40am EST
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IG report: Counterterrorism top DoJ challenge

The Office of the Inspector General released the 2010 list of the top ten management and performance challenges facing the Department of Justice, with counter terrorism as the top challenge.

Monday - 11/15/2010, 12:17pm EST

White House launches Subcommittee on Privacy and Internet Policy

White House launches Subcommittee on Privacy and Internet Policy to both promote online economic opportunities and protect individual privacy.

Monday - 10/25/2010, 02:15pm EDT

Feds prepare for explosion in mobile devices, apps

Agencies are testing an assortment of smartphones and tablet computers to improve how their workforces meet their missions. But there still are questions about the security of these devices.

Thursday - 10/14/2010, 07:20am EDT
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Justice becomes latest to end troubled IT project

Federal CIO Vivek Kundra said Justice and Interior are the latest examples of agencies making hard decisions about underperforming IT projects. Justice canceled its litigation case management system after almost four years. Interior rescoped its Incident Management Analysis and Reporting System.

Monday - 09/20/2010, 06:29pm EDT

New head named for FBI's Cyber Division

Director Robert S. Mueller, III has named Shawn Henry as the executive assistant director (EAD) of the Criminal, Cyber, Response, and Services Branch (CCRSB). Mr. Henry will succeed Assistant Deputy Director T.J. Harrington. Mr. Henry most recently served as assistant director in charge of the FBI's Washington Field Office.

Friday - 09/17/2010, 08:30am EDT

HP settles whistleblower lawsuit for $55 million

The technology giant said it did nothing wrong, but settles the allegations it overcharged the government for software and technology products and gave kickbacks to systems integrators. HP's decision to settle is another in a growing list of major federal contractors who are paying fines.

Monday - 08/30/2010, 08:42pm EDT

OMB targets fixes for mission critical IT projects

The Office of Management and Budget is throwing a lifeline, of sorts, to 15 agencies who have IT projects that are on its high-risk list. Federal CIO Vivek Kundra said the 26 projects on his new high priority list are mission critical. He said some extra attention now could reap dividends down the road when those projects finally realize their long-awaited potential.

Tuesday - 08/24/2010, 06:19am EDT
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