Agencies eager to reskill their workforces are looking positively at automation
RPA's ability to automate repetitive and essential tasks could be leveraged as a gateway technology for many agencies looking to reskill their workforce.
IRS CIO improperly delegated key IT spending responsibilities, watchdog says
A Treasury Department internal watchdog said that the IRS was not complying with FITARA in delegating responsibilities that are supposed to go to the CIO.
Bulk of agencies’ spending data doesn’t fit the DATA Act’s requirements, GAO says
The report found only six of the 24 CFO Act agencies were able to supply “complete, timely, accurate or of quality,” information as part of the DATA Act.
Report: IRS has no plan for cloud, skipped risk management protocol for Form 990 site
Investigators say the agency lacks a strategy to shift toward cloud computing, and it failed to use proper risk management procedures for disclosing public information.
Synack and IRS join forces for private bug bounty program
The IRS has awarded a $2 million sole-source contract to a crowdsourced security company to penetration test its computer networks using a global network of vetted white-hat hackers.
Federal bank regulator reveals employee data breach
An employee one week from retirement and acting without authorization downloaded more than 10,000 encrypted records including controlled unclassified information and privacy protected data onto two thumb drives, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency told Congress last week.