Shows & Panels
- AFCEA Answers
- Ask the CIO
- The Big Data Dilemma
- Carrying On with Continuity of Operations
- Connected Government
- Constituent Servicing
- Continuous Monitoring: Tools and Techniques for Trustworthy Government IT
- The Cyber Imperative
- Cyber Solutions for 2013 and Beyond
- The Data Privacy Imperative: Safeguarding Sensitive Data
- Expert Voices
- Federal Executive Forum
- Federal IT Challenge
- Federal Tech Talk
- Mission-critical Apps in the Cloud
- The Modern Federal Threat Landscape
- The Path from Legacy Systems
- The Real Deal on Digital Government
- The Reality of Continuous Monitoring... Is Your Agency Secure?
- Veterans in Private Sector: Making the Transition
Shows & Panels
Military personnel and accompanying family members will now enjoy expedited screening at airports, thanks to new law signed by President Obama.
The Transportation Security Administration is unwilling to give airport security officers the same due process rights that other federal employees have, according to the American Federation of Government Employees, which represents TSA officers nationwide. AFGE said it planned to picket on key issues, which also included policies that allegedly discriminate against female security officers.
Agencies are measuring their progress towards hiring reforms and implementing technology to track applications and identify bottlenecks. Those are some of the best practices shared in a memo from the Office of Personnel Management. Overall, it said, agencies are progressing toward the governmentwide goal of filling vacancies in 80 days or less.
he bill, approved 404-0, would give the Homeland Security Department six months to devise a preference system for the Armed Forces.
Want to bring a raw turkey in your carry-on bag? Kawika Riley of the Transportation Security Administration explains what items can and can't be brought onto a plane during the holidays and during the rest of the year.
Rick "Ozzie" Nelson, director of homeland security and counterterrorism at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, ponders the TSA's evolving role in keeping the transportation system secure.
Children 12 years old and younger soon will no longer be required to remove their shoes at airport security checkpoints, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano told Congress on Tuesday. The policy also includes other ways to screen young children without resorting to a pat-down that involves touching private areas on the body.
On today's Federal Drive, Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe has asked Congress for more flexibility in its finances to stave off an impending default and the chief designer of the General Services Administration's Networx telecommunications program announced he'll leave early next year.
William Arrington, the general manager of TSA's Highway and Motor Carrier Security Division, joined the Federal Drive to discuss the TSA's Highway and Motor Carrier Security Division, which trains those professional drivers, who log hours on the road, to observe, assess and report suspicious activity.
TSA can learn from other countries using technology to prevent security breaches.
USPS cancels bonuses for executives, officers and administrative staff.
Following news that bin Laden was pushing to target trains, a local rail provider asked immediately for additional, elite police presence to beef up security.
Workers at Uncle Sam's most touchy/feely agency must soon decide which union they want to represent them...even if they don't like any of the choices. Senior Correspondent Mike Causey ask so how's that going to work?
Transportation security officers will begin voting May 23 in a run-off election to decide which of two unions they want to be represented by.
Neither of the two federal unions to represent 44,000 Transportation Security Agency employees received a majority of the vote. The election will go into a run-off in the next few weeks.
More details are emerging about the $38 billion dollar deal lawmakers say they reached to keep the government from shutting down. Some cuts were made by pruning money left over from previous years. More than half of the cuts affect education, labor and health programs. A vote in the House is expected as early as Wednesday and the Senate must pass it by Friday to prevent a shutdown.
The U.S Travel Association and a panel of travel and security experts have unveiled a plan to improve security at America's airports and reduce the burden on travelers. The association's Geoff Freeman gives us details.
For the first time ever, the American Council for Technology and Industry Advisory Council added a best mobile app category to its annual Excellence.gov Awards.
Several federal employee unions will join a new group to raise awareness about the federal workforce. The National Treasury Employee Union also is holding its annual legislative conference to lobby lawmakers on key issues such as furloughs and health care.
The Department of Homeland Security already has real-time access to biometric data maintained in the FBI's huge database of criminal records. Within the next year, it'll be able to share similar data with the Defense Department.