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About 83,000 Defense Department employees and contractors, who held or were determined eligible for a security clearance, owed more than $730 million in unpaid taxes as of June 2012, according to a new report from the Government Accountability Office. Per GAO's recommendations, the Office of Personnel Management, Office of the Director of National Intelligence and DoD are now working to include tax-compliance checks to enhance security clearance processes.
In this edition of Inside the Reporter's Notebook, Executive Editor Jason Miller shares news and buzz about the IT and acquisition communities. Senate lawmakers prepare to mark-up IT reform bill next week. CIO's spend time at camp where OMB and others emphasize the word of the year: effectiveness.
Tags: technology , DATA Act , financial management , A-11 , OMB , Senate Homeland and Governmental Affairs Committee , FITARA , FISMA , cybersecurity , Steve VanRoekel , Tom Carper , Tom Coburn , budget , security clearances , Jason Miller , Inside the Reporters Notebook
In Part 4 of the special report, Questioning Clearances, Federal News Radio examines the government's plan to use new technology to keep better tabs on cleared personnel on a near, real-time basis. But some experts wonder whether such a plan could be implemented successfully in the swift timelines sought by the government.
The intelligence community and the Defense Department are both trying to build IT networks that attempt to get rid of IT stovepipes. In the process, they've found a few ways to work together.
After two years of planning, the intelligence community is ready to start deploying the set of common IT services that make up the Intelligence Community Information Technology Enterprise (ICITE).
As agencies strive to make legacy applications available on any device, NIST is providing help by developing metrics and focusing on portability.
Inside the Reporter's Notebook: OMB adds clarity to new cyber policy; Cyber risks during shutdown overstated; OASIS delayed indefinitely
The White House is finalizing its first major cybersecurity policy in more than three years.
Tags: technology , cybersecurity , government shutdown , OMB , Sylvia Burwell , continuous monitoring , GSA , OASIS , Contracting , James Clapper , Keith Alexander , DoD , security clearances , Greg Elin , FCC , James Cochrane , USPS , Ellis Burgoyne , chief data officer , Inside the Reporters Notebook , Jason Miller
OMB is set to begin next week a 120-day review of three broad areas around security clearances. DoD and ODNI are pursuing initiatives to create a continuous evaluation process for employees with secret and top secret approvals. Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee members say recent events show the process is broken.
Tags: management , security clearance , OMB , Joe Jordan , Stephen Lewis , DoD , Brian Prioletti , OPM , Elaine Kaplan , Claire McCaskill , Rob Portman , Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee , Jason Miller
U.S. intelligence officials say the government shutdown is seriously damaging the intelligence community's ability to guard against threats. But they also say they're keeping counterterrorism staff on duty, while they are worried about morale.
Al Tarasiuk, the chief information officer of the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, took over the systems integration role for the intelligence community IT Enterprise (ICITE) program after progress slowed.
September 26, 2013