In an April 11 GitChat, GSA's acting CIO stresses agile development, open source and modular contracts as priorities for his agency.
A joint policy statement assures companies they can share cyberthreat information without violating antitrust laws.
OMB director gets the nod to replace Sebelius, who is resigning from HHS
The agency is using its experience with the Federal Strategic Sourcing Initiative to adopt targeted buying practices similar to those used in the private sector.
Budget Director Sylvia Burwell identified three management issues that need to be fixed to help IT procurement.
Continuous diagnostics and mitigation will allow agencies to have a clearer view of vulnerability gaps, and could also aid forensic investigators after the fact.
The Section 516 rule seeks to eliminate IT gear from firms that are responsible for cyberattacks on U.S. companies or have ties to China's military.
The spectrum in question is used by federal agencies, which would share frequencies with commercial entities.
The April 10 release will detail a wide variety of applications available for public use -- albeit in PDF form only for now.
"Where I see failures happening in implementation is when people try to do too much all at one time," says Guidance Software’s Chad McManamy.
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