A new architecture will allow third-party providers to create apps aimed at various industry segments that use the agency's procurement information.
“The way we buy IT is a lot like the way we used to buy tanks and aircraft carriers,” said DHS's Keith Trippie. And he didn’t mean it in a good way.
The National Security Agency has began what in effect is a public relations tour to rebuild its reputation, including considering an amnesty deal for former contractor Edward Snowden.
Software-defined networking is still in its infancy, but science-oriented networks already see the potential.
When given the opportunity at a private briefing to respond to assessments and criticisms of the department's IT security posture, VA officials declined to comment.
If the hundreds of billions of lines of COBOL code ceased to function, stoplights would crash, ATM machines would fail and a whole host of other systems would fail.
The idea is to create an incentive for agencies to relinquish spectrum as part of a plan to free up 500 megahertz for commercial use by 2020.
When developing mobile apps, federal agencies face a variety of obstacles in meeting users’ needs.
The measure targets critical infrastructure protection while providing no new regulatory authority for the Department of Homeland Security.
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.
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