Tag Archives: office of personnel management

DoD Seeks Info on Potential Support Sources for Security Clearance Processing System

The Department of Defense has issued a request for information on potential contractors that could apply agile development methods to manage a new information technology system built to facilitate the background investigation process, Bloomberg Government reported Friday. The RFI comes as the Defense Security Service prepares to assume responsibilities over …

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OPM Seeks HR Program Mgmt, Technical Support

The U.S. Office of Personnel Management has begun its search for potential sources of human resource program management and technical support services from the small business community. OPM said in a FedBizOpps notice posted Sunday it seeks a contractor to support strategy and governance; modernization and transformation; enterprise architecture; performance assessment and improvement; …

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Cyxtera’s Greg Touhill: Data ‘Overclassification’ Can Delay Govt Cyber Incident Response

Greg Touhill, president of Cyxtera Technologies‘ federal group, has said that overclassifying information can slow down the federal government’s response to cybersecurity challenges, MeriTalk reported Wednesday. He told audience at the AFCEA Homeland Security Conference held Tuesday he believes data overclassification prevents the government from formulating strategies to mitigate security threats. The …

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GSA Unveils First Task Order for CDM Program Phase 3

The General Services Administration has begun to solicit proposals for the first task order under the third phase of a governmentwide effort to protect civilian government agency websites from cyber attacks, FCW reported Friday. The initial task order under the Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation program Phase 3 will cover “Group …

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Cylance Endpoint Security Platform Gets FedRAMP Authorization

Cylance has obtained Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program certification to deliver its artificial intelligence-powered endpoint security platform to U.S. government agencies through a cloud-managed architecture. The company said Thursday it achieved FedRAMP certification at the moderate-impact level for its CylancePROTECT platform through a partnership with an independent third-party assessment organization that continuously monitors …

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OPM Drafts New Leave Policies for Federal Employees

The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) has drafted new rules that will reduce the use of paid administrative leave for employee under investigation for misconduct, a change to the 2016 Administrative Act. The proposed regulation was posted to the Federal Register Thursday and is open for comments until August 14. Under the proposed change, …

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OPM Seeks Info on Potential Industry Sources of HR Products & Services

The Office of Personnel Management has posted a request for information on vendors that can help provide a range of human resources products and services to federal agencies. The RFI notice published Monday on FedBizOpps says OPM wants information from companies that can assist the agency’s HR Solutions group in the delivery of managed services that meet federal …

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