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OMB Issues New Policy for Credentialing People, Devices and Bots

The administration’s updated identity, credential and access management policy extends physical credentials to the digital world.

OPM Encourages Agencies to Expand Telework Amid Summer Metro Station Closures

Six Metro stations in Virginia will shut down entirely for platform repairs, beginning next week and lasting through early September.

Report: Agency Leaders Must Embrace Risk to Adopt Artificial Intelligence

Not every AI pilot is going to pan out, and government leaders need to make sure their organizations know that’s OK.

Government Needs to Diversify Its Cyber Workforce

And experts told Congress that agencies will need to intentionally expand how and where it looks for talent.

GSA Selects OPM for Third Centers of Excellence

Under the program, OPM will work with industry to modernize its IT infrastructure and improve the government’s tech workforce planning.

5 Soft Skills That Could Land You a Cybersecurity Career

Soft skills are just as critical as technical aptitude when preparing for a career in this booming field.

Many Americans Want to Join Civil Service Until It’s Time to Apply

A commission on public service wants to figure out what parts of the federal hiring process deter potential employees.

House Homeland Gives Thumbs Up for Permanent DHS Cyber Response Team

The committee passed a trio of other bills that would fight digital spies, improve intelligence sharing and bolster counterterrorism tech research.

Critical Update: Enter The Innovators

Season 3 of Critical Update kicks off with a mythbusting session on what it means to be innovative in government.

Kids Might Close Government’s IT Talent Gap

Technology literacy rates are on the rise, likely due to the emphasis placed on STEM education in schools.

Senate Bill Would Train Federal Buyers to Spot Counterintelligence Threats

The goal is to reduce the risks of adversaries gaining entry to agencies through their supply chains.

'You’ve Had a Rough Year,' Senator Tells Feds at SAMMIE Awards Event

Lankford, co-author of bill to end shutdowns, thanks the federal workforce for its “gift to the country.”

What Federal Employees Might Want to Know Before Blowing the Whistle to Congress

Volume of disclosures rises when congressional oversight dominates the news, watchdog notes in new primer.