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Friday, April 18, 2014

UPDATE - Heartbleed Vulnerability
The National Finance Center's (NFC) security team has completed their assessment of the newly discovered "Heartbleed" vulnerability on NFC’s integrated systems. All NFC websites and applications are secure and do not have this vulnerability.

Friday, April 18, 2014

Insight Build 2 Now Live
Build 2 of Insight is now available. The new build provides enhancements such as the redesign of the Payroll Accounting System (PACS) model; additional Workforce Profile (WFP) data, including 49 new EmpowHR data elements; enhanced reports for Workforce Profile (WFP) and Personnel History (PERHIS); and new Position Management System Online (PMSO) data source.

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Friday, April 18, 2014

EmpowHR Procedure Manual Update
Section 6, Payroll Documents, of the EmpowHR procedure manual has been updated and is now available from the Publications page of the Web site.

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Monday, April 14, 2014

Heartbleed Vulnerability
NFC’s security team is fully engaged in assessing impact (if any) of the newly discovered “Heartbleed” vulnerability on NFC’s integrated systems. We have completed an assessment of a number of NFC Web sites and Web systems, and have found none of them have this vulnerability.

We are now in the process of assessing all other components. If we find any vulnerability, we will take immediate action to mitigate them. NFC assures you that this has our full attention and highest priority. We will provide additional updates as information becomes available.

Monday, April 14, 2014

EPP Modifications
NFC has updated the Employee Personal Page (EPP) application to include new modifications to the preferences section and the Leave Calculator. A summary of the changes and additions is available in the Title I, 14-12, Employee Personal Page (EPP) Modifications bulletin issued on April 8, 2014.

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Friday, April 4, 2014

Scheduled Maintenance – Insight Application
In preparation for Build 2 Go-Live, the Insight application will be unavailable for scheduled maintenance from 1:00 p.m. ET on Thursday, April 3, 2014, through April 8, 2014. We will update you on the availability of the system once data loads are complete and Build 2 is deployed.

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Friday, April 4, 2014

Remedy Requester Console for NFC Benefits Assistance
Reminder: Customers were advised in December that as of March 23, 2014, authorized Agency POCs must utilize the Remedy Requester Console (RRC) when submitting written inquiries and/or documentation regarding Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB), International Organization (IO) and Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) Liaison. NFC has extended the date to June 21, 2014. Agencies are encouraged to request access to RRC as soon as possible.

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Friday, March 28, 2014

NFC Call Center
NFC’s Call Center is available from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Central Daylight Time Monday through Friday except for Federal holidays. Call 1-855-NFC4GOV for assistance.

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Friday, March 21, 2014

NFC Guidance on Separated Employees
NFC has issued reminder guidance on how to how to process receipt account information for separated employees as a result of a retirement, resignation, termination, or death.

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Friday, March 21, 2014

Farmers' Market
NFC successfully reopened the Michoud Farmers' Market this week at the Michoud Assembly Facility (MAF) in New Orleans, Louisiana. The onsite Farmers' Market provides an important outlet for producers, provides an opportunity for local farmers and consumers to interact, and provides the community access to fresh, locally grown food.

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Friday, March 21, 2014

T&A Solutions
NFC currently offers two Web-based time and attendance tools that are interfaced with PPS: Kronos webTA and GDC Integration Paycheck8.

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Last Updated / Reviewed: 18-Apr-2014 4:30 PM