Management


Deputy Director Michael Garcia (left) and Senior Standards and Technology Advisor Paul Grassi (right) of NIST

NIST plays matchmaker on identity verification

The National Institute of Standards and Technology funds the Identity Ecosystem Steering Group, bringing together disparate interests to solve the password puzzle.

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OASIS looks to move beyond Air Force orders

The USAF is still the biggest user of the contracting vehicle, but officials predict that will change in the next year or two.

Brigadier General Kevin J. Nally, Deputy Chief Information Officer (Marine Corps)

Marine Corps CIO focuses on collapsing networks

Three months after the Marine Corps commandant issued IT-focused guidance, CIO Brig. Gen. Kevin Nally offered an update on how the Corps is meeting key goals, from network consolidation to mobility.

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GSA widens telecom collaboration efforts

The first of three sessions on the NS2020 strategy provided a glimpse of industry concerns about the Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions contract.

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Nationwide first-responder network starts to take shape

FirstNet has released its first draft request for proposals.

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Overcoming fear of the inspector general

Kymm McCabe warns that overly aggressive oversight is costing a fortune and killing off needed communication.

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How independent are IGs?

A report on how inspectors general balance competing interests comes at a difficult time in IG-agency relations.

Will Hurd

Hurd: Cyber bills are in good shape

The chairman of the Oversight and Government Reform IT Subcommittee says some basic questions still need to be answered on information sharing.

The Human Exploitation Rescue Operative Corps

Wounded warriors take aim at online predators

Through computer forensics training and internships, veterans are helping Immigration and Customs Enforcement tackle a backlog in child exploitation cases.

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Former DISA comptroller alleges retaliation

In an exclusive interview, Jimaye Sones, who was Defense Information Systems Agency comptroller from 2005 to 2013, says he was reassigned after revealing questionable accounting practices at the agency.

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5 steps to truly client-centric metrics

IT departments can illustrate their value by customizing metrics to specific projects and linking their performance to the agency’s mission

Keith Alexander speaking at the 2015 RSA conference

NSA's Silicon Valley outreach a work in progress

The wounds left by disclosures of National Security Agency surveillance may not have healed, but the NSA will continue to plumb Silicon Valley for talent.

The 2015 Federal 100

Meet 100 women and men who are doing great things in federal IT.