Steve Kelman suggests that we could be at a tipping point when it comes to embracing the benefits of contest-based acquisition.
The "Cloud Computing Service Metrics Description" proposes objective standards for gauging the success of cloud services.
Amid top-brass concerns about China's theft of U.S. military intellectual property, Defense Technology Security Administration Director Beth McCormick laid out DOD’s approach to secure technology transfers.
The GSA plan isn't meant to supplant or duplicate existing policies, but to establish a common set of risk indicators for due diligence research.
Memo from Defense Department's acting CIO ends DISA monopoly on cloud procurements, addresses security standards.
News and notes from around the federal IT community.
A recent GAO report on government efforts to link small companies with prime contractors is fraught with risk.
Retiring Michigan Republican Mike Rogers’ valedictory is the latest in a series of dire warnings about the need to bolster cyber defenses.
Procedural challenges in the Senate give way to final votes on both "must-pass" pieces of legislation.
Of the systems GAO studied, none was designed to connect small business subcontractors with prime contracts and none contains all the information needed to support that function.
Longer-term funding still requires Senate approval, president's signature.
The nation's archivist gets rule-writing authority under a new law. Will everyday feds notice the difference?
The FISMA overhaul incorporates the existing division of labor on protecting federal networks, while the TSA measure creates new levels of oversight for IT acquisition at the agency.
GSA is looking at how it can keep up with commercial best practices and the future of the payment industry.
A bill that will allow DHS to hire cybersecurity professionals faster and pay them more now heads to the president for his signature.
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