After MGT, Hurd to Focus on Cybersecurity Workforce
Rep. Will Hurd, R-Texas, said Tuesday that after the Modernizing Government Technology Act (MGT) passes Congress, his next objective will be to work on the cybersecurity workforce in the Federal government, likely through a Cyber National Guard.
Industry Support Growing For Hurd’s IT Modernization Bill
Just days after its reintroduction in the House, Rep. Will Hurd’s, R-Texas, Modernizing Government Technology (MGT) Act has received an outpouring of industry support, praising the congressman’s leadership in Federal IT and the bill’s potential.
Michael Flynn Is The Subject Of A Pentagon Investigation
The Pentagon is investigating whether Michael Flynn broke the law by receiving money from a foreign source after retiring from the service, according to a letter written by the Department of Defense's acting inspector general to House Oversight Chairman Jason Chaffetz.
Pentagon opens probe of Michael Flynn, fired national security adviser
Michael Flynn, who was fired as President Trump’s national security adviser, is now under investigation by the Pentagon Inspector General and had failed to inform Defense Department officials about seeking payments from foreign governments, according to the Defense Department and documents released Thursday.
Trump Names Retired Marine Corps General To Lead Secret Service
President Trump has chosen Randolph "Tex" Alles to lead the U.S. Secret Service, turning to an outsider to head the beleaguered agency tasked with protecting the president and his family.
Flynn likely broke the law by failing to disclose foreign payments, House Oversight leaders say
Former national security adviser Michael Flynn likely broke the law by failing to disclose foreign income he earned from Russia and Turkey, the heads of the House Oversight Committee said Tuesday.
House panel nudges Trump over IGs
The chairman and ranking member of a key oversight committee want the Trump administration to find candidates for vacant inspector general posts.
Report: Inappropriate actions toward women at Yellowstone
Federal investigators said Wednesday they have found credible evidence that male supervisors and staff in the maintenance division at Yellowstone National Park created a work environment that included unwelcome and inappropriate comments and actions toward women.
Study Confirms Conventional Wisdom: Legacy Federal IT Breeds Cybersecurity Risks
Upgrading outdated technology systems can improve agencies’ security, according to an academic study.
Congress tackles major privacy, surveillance issues
Less than four months after it convened, the 115th Congress has taken action to both strengthen and weaken Americans' online privacy, sending mixed signals as lawmakers prepare to decide whether federal agents can seize your smartphone at the border or read your personal emails when they're supposed to be spying on foreign terrorists.