Management & Governance

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Over 7M service instances to transition off Networx by 2020

Over 7 million government service instances are on the clock to transition from expiring Networx and Networx Enterprise contracts by 2020, according to the General Services Administration.  

IRS identity theft detection systems, processes need adjustments, TIGTA says

The IRS is developing a new identity theft detection system, but in certain areas it doesn't work as well as its outdated predecessors, according to the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration.

Amendments to Judicial Redress Act may threaten Safe Harbor negotiations

The Senate Judiciary Committee advanced legislation Thursday that many considered critical to ensuring U.S. companies properly protect European citizens' data – in light of the forthcoming expiration of the so-called "Safe Harbor" agreement between the United States and the European Union.

Strickling: Challenges remain but the future of Internet governance is bright

As the debate on who "runs" the Internet continues, the head of the National Telecommunications and Information Administration said he believes multi-stakeholder decision-making will prevail.

Calls for postal reform grow louder

For years, proposals to reform the U.S. Postal Service have stalled on the Hill, but last week a congressional panel said the need for legislative action is more urgent than ever.

Report: Satisfaction with federal government services declines

Citizen satisfaction with federal government services dropped in 2015, for the third straight year. Customer satisfaction dipped 0.8 percent to a score of 63.9 on a 100-point scale, found an independent audit of nearly 2,100 people who used federal government services last year.

FedRAMP authorization process changes, 'high' security baseline pilot in the works

The General Services Administration-led program that aims to speed up and standardize agencies' security assessments for cloud computing technology plans to roll out major changes in the coming weeks and months.

Cyber intrusion attempts targeting VA continue to increase

Intrusion attempts targeting the Veterans Affairs Department continue to trend upward in recent months, according to the VA's information security monthly activity report to Congress.

Climate change directive tasks DoD with assessment, risk management

In order to maintain an effective and efficient United States military, the DoD must adapt current and future operations for the impacts of climate change, said a new directive from the Pentagon.

SBA making 'significant strides' on IT issues, says administrator

In the year and a half since she took the position, Small Business Administration head Maria Contreras-Sweet said the agency has made "significant strides" in addressing information technology challenges.