Federal News Network

Top Story

(Amelia Brust/Federal News Network)

CISA issues rare emergency directive as ‘critical’ cyber vulnerabilities emerge

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency issued a new emergency directive today saying the vulnerabilities in some VMware products put federal networks and systems at immediate risk.

Read more

Sailors facing long wait times for mental health assistance

Read more

USDA wants employees and vendors who can take them into the future of CX

Read more

Air Force awards largest ever military construction contract for F-35 facilities at Tyndall

Read more

Editor's Pick

Give thanks for the dedicated federal employees who keep things running

Federal employees and contractors are responsible for some of the most important work that keeps America running. That's why, every May, we take time to honor their service and dedication to the public. Join us by sending an e-card to the feds in your life, be they coworkers, family, friends or just someone who's helped you.

Choose a card style below, fill out the form and choose your intended recipient to send them an e-card today!

Read more

White House permitting plan seeks interagency coordination for infrastructure spending

The Biden administration is looking to accelerate the pace of federal permitting and environmental reviews for thousands of infrastructure projects under the $1 trillion Bipartisan Infrastructure Law.

Read more

Leaders cite progress under cyber EO, but lawmakers press for more amid persistent threats

Lawmakers are skeptical about progress on multifactor authentication, endpoint detection and other capabilities mandated by the cybersecurity executive order.

Read more

Is Energy’s decision not to name a political appointee to oversee cyber a mistake?

Former officials call the Energy Department’s decision not to name a political appointee to lead its Office of Cybersecurity, Energy Security and Emergency Response (CESER) a mistake.

Read more

Expert Edition: Get ready for multi-cloud

Across the government, in agencies large and small, IT leaders have launched efforts to use to multi-domain cloud environments to deliver against mission demands. We talk to experts inside and outside government to uncover takeaways in this exclusive ebook.

Read more

YouTube

Proposed NIH budget boost spending for experimentation, examines lower grant funding for minority scientists

The 2023 proposal includes $12.1 billion additional dollars for pandemic preparedness, and an additional $5 billion to stand up the new Advanced Research Project Agency for Health (ARPA-H).

Read more

AI contracts have special licensing needs to prevent bias, encourage transparency

Data requirements to ensure lack of bias in AI and transparency and how it works are not part of the standard license agreements.

Read more

AI contracts have special licensing needs to prevent bias, encourage transparency

Data requirements to ensure lack of bias in AI and transparency and how it works are not part of the standard license agreements.

Read more

Government IT glitches can keep contract bids from being received on time

One thing government contracting shops are sticklers for is receiving bids by the stated deadline. Two days or two seconds late, and would-be contractors are out of luck. That’s true even if the government’s own IT systems screw up or cause the lateness.

Read more

Defense News

One National Guard unit’s idea to improve efficiency: spend less time filling out forms

Read more

Sailors facing long wait times for mental health assistance

Read more

Air Force awards largest ever military construction contract for F-35 facilities at Tyndall

Read more

Pay & Benefits

paid family leave, talent pipeline

Two workforce bills to pay attention to from House committee’s latest markup

Read more

Technology

One National Guard unit’s idea to improve efficiency: spend less time filling out forms

Read more

USDA wants employees and vendors who can take them into the future of CX

Read more

Workforce

Sailors facing long wait times for mental health assistance

Read more

USDA wants employees and vendors who can take them into the future of CX

Read more

From Our Partners