A week after two big moves on cybersecurity policy, cyber czar Michael Daniel reflects on the avenues for public-private information sharing.
News and notes from around the federal IT community.
Apple Pay could be available for consumers to use in some federal transactions, such as entry fee payments at national parks, by September.
Draft recommendations to address how government and industry might begin to sort out issues of security classification in spectrum sharing were adopted Feb. 18.
New memo guards against cross-agency sharing, but leaves large loopholes.
Poor execution, not poor planning, derails many new programs, but there are steps agencies can take to stay on track, despite the coming leadership changes.
GSA's FAS leader has briefed the president on the agency's acquisition improvement efforts.
Similar sites covering the Persian Gulf and Central Asia remain in operation.
The move is aimed at building trust between the government and private sector to boost the exchange of threat information.
Assistant Secretary Andy Ozment said the appropriations stalemate threatens crucial cybersecurity functions.
The Pentagon is like "four federated giant corporations" trying to procure their own cloud services, says the acting CIO.
OMB is rewriting outdated standards in response to new legislation, while an increased focus on cybersecurity offers a window into federal networks.