Another agency draws attention of senators for warrantless use of phone data
Customs and Border Protection spent nearly half a million dollars on a subscription to Venntel's phone location database.
IRS under investigation for use of citizens’ phone location data
The inspector general is reviewing an IRS unit's subscription to a commercial database containing the phone location data of millions of citizens.
New IRS office brainstorming pilots to modernize IT, go paperless
The Enterprise Digitalization and Case Management Office will also train employees to use the large amounts a machine-readable data it expects to produce.
Lawmakers look to extend federal telework as coronavirus cases rise
The proposed Senate bill would require telework where possible while granting agency heads the flexibility to sanction in-person work when necessary.
Agencies struggle to deploy financial management systems 30 years after CFO Act
The Government Accountability Office backed the CFO Vision Act of 2020, which remedies problems with system planning and oversight.
Bad data, antiquated systems mean it’s open season for stimulus payment pirates and scammers
Like moths to light, the CARES Act stimulus package will attract COVID-19 pirates – fraudsters and identity thieves who are eager to steal from a federal government under immense pressure to quickly distribute funds.