• New Cyber Standards May Shrink Contractor Pool

    New Cyber Standards May Shrink Contractor Pool

    Officials at the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) have expressed confusion about whether new vendor cybersecurity standards will limit the number of vendors that qualify for critical government technology projects. The Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMS) standards published by the Pentagon in January were meant to increase cyber protections, but some small businesses have expressed concerns that they will not be able to compete for government contracts.

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Good Government Groups Urge Removal of Whistleblower Provisions from the CR

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A coalition of nonprofit, nonpartisan organizations has banded together to voice their concerns and urge the Senate to remove provisions from the Continuing Resolution (CR) that they say would not adequately protect whistleblowers at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).

New Book on the Future of the SES

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Last week, the National Academy of Public Administration (NAPA) held a launch event to celebrate the release of a new book on the next generation of leadership in the federal workforce.

SEA Names New President

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Today, the Senior Executives Association (SEA) announced Bill Valdez, a former Department of Energy (DOE) Senior Executive and former Senior Advisor in the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP), as the organization’s new President.

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