Under the legislation, any federal website that collects personally identifiable information from users would have to be certified as secure by the agency CIO before going live.
The group will work under Deputy Undersecretary for Cybersecurity and Communications Phyllis Schneck.
Technology can simultaneously amplify mistakes and make them easier for customers – in the government’s case, citizens – to see.
The redesign of the Customs and Border Protection portal is the first in the DHS agency’s existence.
CBP official Mark Borkowski complained that the agency's new system was being unfairly linked to the failed SBInet program.
Most of the biggest spending proposals are in the fiscal 2015 budget are agency-wide enterprise or infrastructure projects.
Few people care about what happens to a device, points out Good Technology CTO Nicko van Someren, but most care what happens to the data on it.
Donna Bennett was formerly the senior information assurance officer at National Defense University.
A renewed focus on improving IT delivery in the wake of HealthCare.gov’s troubles includes intervening earlier in the development cycle and examining the direction and risk of projects at the pilot stage.
Federal agencies not only need a disaster plan, they need to rehearse it repeatedly.