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Watchdog for Afghanistan reconstruction resigns

Ret. Major General Arnold Fields has submitted his resignation, the White House announced Monday.

Tags: SIGAR , Arnold Fields , Afghanistan , oversight , accountability , management , Jolie Lee

Monday - 01/10/2011, 08:08pm EST

Bill would make deficit commission proposals law

Rep. Kevin Brady (R-Texas) introduces legislation to cut the federal workforce by 10 percent and freeze federal pay for an additional year. The bill includes a host of suggestions to cut spending from both the commission and from the Obama and Bush administrations. Brady said collecting unpaid taxes from federal employees could result in $3 billion.

Tags: management , Kevin Brady , DoD , Justice , IRS , federal spending , budget deficit , National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and R , Jason Miller

Monday - 01/10/2011, 02:57pm EST

White House to create office for cyber strategy

White House Security Coordinator Howard Schmidt outlines the administration's plan for the new cybersecurity office.

Tags: Cybersecurity Update , technology , Howard Schmidt , Dorobek Insider

Friday - 01/07/2011, 03:22pm EST
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Ecard from "White House" actually malware

Did you receive an e-holiday card from the White House? Well, it wasn't from the White House, and it wasn't just an ecard

Tags: Federal Drive , cybersecurity , Cybersecurity Update , E-Card , espionage malware

Tuesday - 01/04/2011, 08:30am EST

Cyber reform axed from defense spending bill

Gov Info Security reports that measures to create an Office of Cyber were eliminated from the defense spending bill.

Tags: cyberersecurity update , technology , Dorobek Insider , Gov Info Security , Congress , Defense Authorization Bill , DoD

Friday - 12/17/2010, 03:01pm EST

Tree lighting, Caps game to tie up D.C. traffic

Both 15th and 17th streets will have parking restrictions and will be closed part of Thursday.

Tags: National Christmas Tree , National Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony , D.C. Department of Transportation , DDOT , Adam Tuss , Colleen Kelleher , Bob Marbourg

Tuesday - 12/07/2010, 07:38am EST

NIST, DHS to partner with financial industry on cybersecurity

The agencies sign a MOU to work more closely on research and development on new technologies to protect the financial services sector's critical infrastructure. This agreement follows a pilot DHS and DoD have been working on to share threat information.

Tags: technology , Industry , Aneesh Chopra , Howard Schimdt , Office of Science and Technology Policy , DHS , DoD , NIST , financial services sector , cybersecurity , Jason Miller

Tuesday - 12/07/2010, 01:13pm EST

Pension, health care programs could be cut next

The Fiscal Commission issued its final set of recommendations detailing several that would affect federal employees. The panel suggested reducing the federal workforce by 200,000 employees over the next five years, changing the FEHB to a defined contribution premium program and several other short term changes.

Tags: management , OMB , National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and R , Paul Posner , Robert Shea , Alice Rivlin , George Mason University , Grant Thornton , budget deficit , pay freeze , spending cuts , Jason Miller

Thursday - 12/02/2010, 07:00am EST
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Gray and Obama discuss voting rights, education

D.C. Mayor-elect Vincent Gray discussed bringing jobs to the District and the city's quest for congressional voting rights during a lunchtime meeting with President Obama Wednesday at the White House.

Tags: Vincent Gray , Barack Obama , D.C. voting rights , St. Elizabeths Hospital , Anacostia , Department of Homeland Security , Adrian Fenty , Gary Emerling

Wednesday - 12/01/2010, 06:04pm EST
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