Agencies


Keith Trippie

DHS departure raises questions for cloud

Keith Trippie, executive director for the Enterprise System Development Office in DHS’s Office of the Chief Information Officer, has been a cloud champion at the department.

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DHS lays out cyber framework details

Intrusion detection and prevention, netflow analysis and firewall monitoring are among the services that will be provided to states and territories.

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Report: Government should backstop efforts to protect grid

A study from the Bipartisan Policy Center recommends incentives to persuade utility companies to comply with industry standards.

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Report seeks more opportunities in shared services

Beyond saving money, the approach can help agencies focus on their core missions and improve accountability.

Behind the scenes at the HealthCare.gov tech surge

A new report reveals insider details from the scramble to save HealthCare.gov.

Teri Takai

Pentagon CIO points to in-phone security

Teri Takai wants industry to develop mobile devices that DOD can certify quickly -- and cheaply.

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Feds' facial recognition systems fall outside code of conduct

The National Telecommunications and Information Administration's code of conduct will apply only to commercial uses, at least to start.

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NOAA turns to industry for help in sharing its data

RFI seeks suggestions on how best to offer terabytes of weather data -- and to keep taxpayers from footing the bill.

Rep. Sam Graves, R-Mo.

Two bills look to give small business an edge in contracting

Small Business Committee Chairman Sam Graves hopes that putting teeth in data reporting requirements will give smaller firms a better chance to compete for federal contracts.

Defense Department CIO Teri Takai speaking at a Feb. 20, 2014, press conference.

Takai takes FITARA to task for oversight provisions

Defense Department CIO is concerned the legislation might collide with internal Pentagon realignment efforts.

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DOD must mesh realignment with approaching budget battle

Current plans to trim Pentagon spending are clipping around the edges, and officials fear tougher choices will be hard for Congress to agree to.

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Group launches national effort for health IT interoperability

Private-sector successor to eHealth Exchange will focus on framework for data sharing and industry cooperation.