A new report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) found that Federal agencies are successfully helping state, local, tribal, and territorial (SLTT) governments prevent and respond to ransomware attacks; however, there is still room to improve collaboration. The GAO offered three recommendations for Federal agencies to improve collaboration.
Unsurprisingly, today’s House Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology hearing on Federal Communications Commission (FCC) focused largely on the commission’s efforts to improve broadband affordability and access, as well as its work to close the digital divide and homework gap.
The Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau has added three telecom companies to its list of communications equipment and services that have been deemed a threat to U.S. national security.
Federal agencies are emerging from a tough season of security vulnerabilities – SolarWinds and Log4j among them – knowing that bad actors are changing their game plans. At the same time, agencies are improving their cyber playbooks with zero trust guidance from the White House, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), and others.
In a posting on USAJobs.gov, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) announced it is looking for a new deputy Federal CIO to replace Maria Roat, who is retiring at the end of March.
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has opened a new proceeding seeking feedback on how to prevent and eliminate digital discrimination to ensure that everyone has equal access to broadband services.
The Department of Education is soliciting grant applications for its Educational Technology, Media, and Materials for Individuals with Disabilities Program.
The Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) Wireline Competition Bureau (WCB) announced a July 31, 2022, deadline for Round 2 COVID-19 Telehealth Program (COVID-19 Program) funding recipients to purchase eligible devices and implement eligible services.
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has committed an additional $64 million in funding for the Emergency Connectivity Fund (ECF) program.