GovLoop spoke with Mahan about her new role, cloud computing issues she’s seeing across government and how she is helping agencies navigate those challenges.
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Aside from budgets, cultural barriers pose one of the greatest challenges to introducing new technologies and new ways of thinking into any agency. There’s a certain way that people have always done things, and sometimes learning a new way can cause angst or pushback. So how do you foster an environment where people are open… Read more »
Free and professional development aren’t two words you always hear in the same sentence. But we sat down with the head of one governmentwide program aimed at breaking down silos and connecting employees with new opportunities.
In the wake of the devastating OPM data breach, the Obama administration is gradually shifting investigation duties to a new entity that will be supported by the Defense Department.
These initiatives include beefing up the federal government’s response to major cyber incidents, improving recruitment of cyber professionals and incorporating security requirements into federal contracts.
Whether you’re a stickler for standards or not, the U.S. federal cloud computing market is better off because of them. Thanks to the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP), there are now baseline requirements for securing cloud products and services in use governmentwide. But the work doesn’t end after an agency finds a FedRAMP-compliant vendor…. Read more »
Here’s how agencies are giving employees more opportunities to expand their skills, meet new people and learn about other parts of the agency.
If your background investigation data was stolen in the massive OPM breach, here’s what you can expect during the notification process.
Ever wondered what it’s like to be a Cyber Linguist or a Data Scientist? The National Security Agency is rolling out a nationwide initiative that lets you test your chops at solving real-world cyber scenarios.
IT specialists are among the most sought after professionals in the federal government, yet they do not give the government high ratings when it comes to recruiting, retaining or training them.