Confirmation had been slowed by an unrelated dispute over providing information to Congress about the A-10 program.
Some of the legislative proposals are in conflict with reorganization plans unveiled earlier this month by Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel.
The measure targets critical infrastructure protection while providing no new regulatory authority for the Department of Homeland Security.
The former DHS CIO will lead Resilient Network Systems, a San Francisco-based Internet software company.
Addressing fees and the need for oversight and guidelines would help avoid what one lawmaker called the trap of 'making it up as we go along.'
The CIO will have more influence on IT strategy and budgeting, and the Air Force will move some of its components to DOD's enterprise email.
The HHS secretary is also calling for the creation of a chief risk officer position at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services tasked with reducing risks associated with major policy initiatives.
A revised version of the Pentagon policy bill could be considered in the House this week, but IT acquisition reform will have to wait until at least 2014.
By using PeopleSoft, the Texas facility’s application could serve as a baseline for integration across the National Nuclear Security Administration.
GSA, DOE and EPA are tasked with launching a pilot energy data exchange program at federal facilities within 120 days.
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