Agencies


IG report finds flaws in NASA's mobile device management

About 14 percent of all agency-issued devices went unused for seven months, says a report from NASA IG Paul Martin.

Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellites - NOAA

Weather satellite program appears back on track

Four of six instruments designed for NOAA’s next-gen system are ready for integration on the spacecraft, which is scheduled for launch in 2016.

DARPA is seeking dielets to help authenticate IT components and protect the supply chain

DARPA seeks dielets to defend the IT supply chain

The tiny electronic will be used to authenticate the provenance of components.

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GAO: DOD, VA need to move on interoperable health records

The joint program needs better management and clear lines of responsibility, the watchdog agency said in a report.

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DOT, HHS headline Challenge.gov offerings

The departments' crowdsourcing efforts are among a dozen new listings on the website, some of which offer cash prizes.

FedRAMP logo -- GSA image

Uncertainty after FedRAMP deadline, but oversight tools already exist

Feb. 28 reports will shed new light on agency's compliance efforts.

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.