The move is one of the first concrete signs that the oversight weaknesses revealed during the flawed rollout of HealthCare.gov are being remedied by legislation.
GSA's Mary Davie said the agency is looking for contractors beyond traditional telecommunications providers.
Mandatory cuts could have a "significant impact" on Cyber Command's ability to defend DOD information networks.
Anne Rung says category management memo was a good start, but more changes are coming.
Private account used extensively; scope of archiving unclear.
News and notes from around the federal IT community.
Federal agencies reported a 15 percent increase in information security incidents last year over 2013.
Former Acting DIA Director David Shedd said an IC-wide IT platform faces bureaucratic resistance, the same day that DNI James Clapper said the platform was key to promoting intelligence integration.
NS2020 is aimed at making GSA the strategic sourcing center for network-based and network-enabled services.
The first award went to Knowledge Consulting Group, which will implement tools and services from three vendors.
Money was used from non-IT accounts to pay for the Health Care Claims Processing System.
Lt. Gen. Ronnie Hawkins, who earned a reputation as a cost-cutter, says leveraging more efficient IT has been key.