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DHS' Ozment seeks the best metrics for new cyber scorecard

The goal of the scorecard or dashboard would be to give government leaders a better sense of just how secure agency networks are from hackers. As the 11th annual National Cybersecurity Awareness Month begins, DHS is doing much less education about why securing computers and networks is important.

Tags: exclusive , technology , cybersecurity , DHS , Andy Ozment , information sharing , scorecard , Cybersecurity Awareness Month

Friday - 10/03/2014, 03:40am EDT
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Energy reverses course on plan to hire VA executive at center of FedBid procurement fraud

The Department of Energy's Office of Environmental Management planned to bring on Susan Taylor, the Veterans Health Administration's deputy chief procurement officer, but now has changed its mind. Taylor is accused by the VA inspector general of committing procurement fraud, lying to investigators and having a conflict of interest by promoting FedBid.

Tags: management , acquisition , Energy , Veterans Affairs , Susan Taylor , Thomas Johnson , FedBid , oversight ,

Thursday - 10/02/2014, 03:14pm EDT

NSF launches new financial system as fiscal year begins

Federal News Radio's annual chief financial officers survey found dealing with budget reductions and workforce challenges continue to be top priorities. At the National Science Foundation, CFO Martha Rubenstein said her office completed what may be the last modernized financial management system done by the private sector.

Tags: financial management , management , NSF , Martha Rubenstein , CFO survey , risk management , shared services , In Depth , exclusive

Thursday - 10/02/2014, 04:21am EDT
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Jason Miller, Executive Editor, Federal News Radio

Federal chief financial officers say financial management shared services make a lot of sense, as long as it's for someone else. A new Federal News Radio survey of CFOs and deputy CFOs finds a majority of respondents aren't likely to move to a shared services provider in the next five years. Federal News Radio's executive editor Jason Miller joined Tom Temin on the Federal Drive with details about the survey results.

Tags: Tom Temin , NSF , CFO , Federal Drive , surveys

Thursday - 10/02/2014, 10:46am EDT
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Jason Miller, Executive Editor, Federal News Radio

The DATA Act has already garnered more attention, more high level focus in four months since it became law than previous federal transparency laws did in the last seven years. The big question is whether that focus and attention will last beyond this first year. Federal News Radio Executive Editor Jason Miller tells In Depth with Francis Rose why some experts believe the DATA Act is so different than other transparency laws.

Tags: In Depth , transparency , DATA Act

Tuesday - 09/30/2014, 04:28pm EDT
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Jason Miller, Executive Editor, Federal News Radio

The Digital Accountability and Transparency Act has already garnered more attention in four months since it became law than previous federal transparency laws did in the last seven years. The big question is: will that focus and attention last beyond this first year? Federal News Radio's Executive Editor Jason Miller reports on why some experts believe the DATA Act is different than other transparency laws.

Tags: Federal Drive , DATA Act , transparency , Tom Temin

Wednesday - 10/01/2014, 09:32am EDT
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Online Chat: Martha Rubenstein, CFO, NSF

Martha Rubenstein, the National Science Foundation's chief financial officer, joins Federal News Radio for a free online chat.

Tags: Martha Rubenstein , NSF , CFO , online chat , CXO Surveys , financial management , budget

Wednesday - 10/01/2014, 12:00pm EDT

Recipe for a successful DATA Act is part collaboration, part oversight

OMB and Treasury are creating a roadmap on how to move forward with DATA Act implementation over the next 12 to 36 months. Meanwhile, congressional and executive branch auditors are part of the oversight process from the beginning.

Tags: Congress , management , oversight , technology , information sharing , OMB , Treasury , open government , DATA Act , David Mader , Dave Lebryk , Ali Ahmad , House Oversight and Government Reform Committee , Senate Budget Committee , Amy Edwards , Bob Taylor , Data Transparency Coalition , inspector general

Wednesday - 10/01/2014, 04:03am EDT

Rep. Coffman calls on VA to take swift action against Susan Taylor

The chairman of the Veterans Affairs subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations wrote a letter to Veterans Affairs Department Secretary Bob McDonald wanting more details on the actions it will take in light of the inspector general report involving the deputy chief procurement officer at the Veterans Health Administration and FedBid.

Tags: oversight , Congress , Veterans Affairs Department , Mike Coffman , Bob McDonald , FedBid , Susan Taylor , acquisition ,

Tuesday - 09/30/2014, 06:34pm EDT

Former official at center of GSA conference scandal indicted

The U.S. District Court in San Francisco indicted Jeff Neely on five counts of making false statements and submitting fraudulent documents. Two of the five counts against Neely are directly related to the Western Regions Conference disgrace.

Tags: management , Jeff Neely , GSA , Shakeup at GSA , Western Regions Conference ,

Friday - 09/26/2014, 04:30am EDT
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