Feds eye governmentwide payroll update
July 29, 2016
The General Services Administration wants to modernize the federal payroll process — possibly consolidating it — as a shared service on behalf of the rest of government.
David Stegon was a staff reporter for FedScoop and StateScoop from 2011-2014.
The National Institutes of Standards and Technology created a new scoring system that will allow computer security managers to assess the severity of security risks arising from certain software features.
NIST's "Common Misuse Scoring System" provides a systematic way for organizations to determine the severity of software feature misuse so that the organization can determine how to handle the problem.
NIST classifies software vulnerabilities in three general categories: