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Insider threat programs must find the right 'trust but verify' balance

NSA, State and nearly every other agency are developing "fixes" to protect unauthorized employees from taking data. Experts say employees need to understand why the rules are in place and how they benefit both the organization and worker. OMB says one way to improve the situation is by reducing the number of federal employees with security clearances-an initiative that already is underway.

Tags: management , insider threat , Beth Cobert , OMB , John Fitzpatrick , NARA , information sharing , State Department , NSA , Keith Alexander , Ed Hammersla , Raytheon , CA Technologies , Bill Harrod , Intelligence National Security Alliance , Dawn Cappelli , Rockwell Automation , Trust Redefined: Reconnecting Government and its Employees , Jason Miller

Wednesday - 05/21/2014, 03:56am EDT
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DoD, State see light at end of wartime contracting reform tunnel

In responding to a list of wartime contracting changes Congress ordered last year, agencies cited many advances, but acknowledge challenges remain. Recent audits show major problems in how the Defense and State departments, and the U.S. Agency for International Development, continue to spend billions of dollars in Afghanistan.

Tags: DoD , USAID , contracting , Congress , Claire McCaskill , Richard Ginman , Aman Djahanbani , management , oversight , Senate Homeland and Governmental Affairs Committee , Jared Serbu , State

Thursday - 07/18/2013, 05:54am EDT
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No sequester furloughs at State Department

Despite budget cuts requiring most federal agencies to furlough workers, the State Department says it will not have to force any of its employees to take unpaid leave.

Tags: sequestration , State Department , furloughs ,

Friday - 05/03/2013, 04:50pm EDT

State to offer guidance to Secret Service overseas

Undersecretary for Management Patrick Kennedy said told The Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Emily Kopp the State Department will be offering its experience and guidance to Secret Service employees when they are working in foreign countries.

Tags: State Department , Secret Service

Tuesday - 05/01/2012, 12:58pm EDT
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Inside Government - July 30th, 2009

Patrick Kennedy
U.S. Rep.(D-R.I.)
Maurice Hinchey
U.S. Rep.(D-N.Y.)
Peter Winch
National Organizer, AFGE TSA
Chad Harris
Attorney, AFGE TSA

Tags: pay & benefits , Inside Government , AFGE , health care , Congress , veterans , DoD , West Point , Chad Harris , Peter Winch , Maurice Hinchey

Thursday - 07/30/2009, 07:51pm EDT

Department of State

Ambassador Patrick F. Kennedy
Undersecretary of State for Management
July 7th and 9th, 2008

Tags: tech , IBM , State

Monday - 07/07/2008, 01:00pm EDT

Agencies still sharing after WikiLeaks

Fears that the leak of thousands of State Department memos to the website WikiLeaks would reverse progress on interagency sharing of national security information have not materialized, officials testified Thursday. Agencies have responded by recognizing the need to protect data rather than by hoarding it, they said.

Tags: DoD , Congress , technology , information sharing , State Department , Director of National Intelligence , James Clapper , Teri Takai , Corin Stone , WikiLeaks , Joseph Lieberman , Susan Collins , Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs , identity management , secure identity cards , CACs , public key infrastructure , SIPRNet , Jared Serbu

Friday - 03/11/2011, 07:19am EST
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Agencies are patching holes in national security

Multiple hearings focus on figuring out what led to the Dec. 25 attempted terrorist attack. FBI, DHS, State offer details on what changes each made in the last month.

Tags: technology , management , Robert Mueller , David Heyman , Joseph Lieberman , Patrick Leahy , DHS , FBI , State , Judiciary Committee , Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committ , information sharing , Terrorist watch list , No fly list

Thursday - 01/21/2010, 07:16am EST
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