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White House cyber framework focuses on flexibility, risk for critical infrastructure providers

NIST led the year-long effort to develop the Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity. Agencies now must review regulations to ensure alignment with the framework. DHS also launches a new voluntary program that will offer access to a variety of federal resources to help companies improve cybersecurity.

Tags: technology , NIST , DHS , Michael Daniel , White House , U.S. Chamber of Commerce , cybersecurity , critical infrastructure providers , Energy , Jason Miller

Wednesday - 02/12/2014, 04:15pm EST

DoE restructures management offices to cut waste, improve security

The Department of Energy detailed to House lawmakers Wednesday its plans to create a new undersecretary for management and performance and expand its undersecretary of science office.

Tags: management , Congress , House Energy and Commerce Committee , Department of Energy , Beth Robinson , David Trimble , Tim Murphy , Kathy Castor , Gregory Friedman , Melissa Dawkins

Thursday - 07/25/2013, 06:03am EDT

Acting energy secretary to be sworn in Tuesday

Energy Secretary Steven Chu is ending his tenure after four years and three months. Deputy Energy Secretary Daniel Poneman will serve as acting secretary beginning Tuesday and serve until a successor is sworn in.

Tags: Energy Department , Steven Chu , Ernest Moniz

Monday - 04/22/2013, 06:20pm EDT

GSA to boost cloud computing with new RFP

Federal CIO Vivek Kundra expects GSA to issue a solicitation by May 10 for a $2.5 billion contract for email-as-a-service. It's part of how the administration wants agencies to move to cloud computing. Kundra said five of seven short-term IT reforms efforts are on track.

Tags: technology , management , Vivek Kundra , Roger Baker , Kathleen Merrigan , OMB , GSA , VA , Energy , USDA , cloud computing , Email-as-a-service , role of the CIO , IT reforms , data center consolidation , Jason Miller

Thursday - 04/28/2011, 08:01am EDT
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Agencies are successfully chopping hiring times down

The Department of Housing and Urban Development went from being the poster child for the dysfunctional federal hiring process to being a model of what others are striving for.

Tags: In Depth , Francis Rose , pay and benefits , management , Shaun Donovan , Janie Payne , John Berry , Kathleen Ott , HUD , OPM , DoD , Energy , VA , CHCO Council , hiring reform , Jason Miller

Wednesday - 11/17/2010, 07:45pm EST
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HUD shows how hiring reform can work

Many agencies have reduced the time it takes to hire a new employee. DoD, Energy and VA are among the departments that have made the most progress over the last year. OPM Director John Berry said a full government-wide look will not be available until early 2011.

Tags: pay and benefits , management , Shaun Donovan , Janie Payne , John Berry , Kathleen Ott , HUD , OPM , DoD , Energy , VA , CHCO Council , hiring reform , Jason Miller

Wednesday - 11/17/2010, 03:22pm EST
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