When ICANN's contract to manage the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority expires at the end of September 2015, the function will be switched to a private, stakeholder-based group.
In January, the government warned of the potentially dire consequences if the financial management back end of HealthCare.gov were not up and running by mid-March. Mid-March has arrived, and the system has not yet been built.
Fiscal 2015 budget request would boost funding for IT security, but legislators have their doubts.
A punishment-only approach is bad psychology and bad management, even if it may be good politics.
The group will work under Deputy Undersecretary for Cybersecurity and Communications Phyllis Schneck.
Most of the biggest spending proposals are in the fiscal 2015 budget are agency-wide enterprise or infrastructure projects.
The effort includes assessing performance through a new automated system set to launch this year.
Difference between budget request and IT Dashboard data suggests $6.15 billion for fiscal 2015.
The cross-agency priority goals announced in the 2015 budget grew out of the failures of HealthCare.gov and NSA security in the Snowden affair.
None of the 15 agencies studied earned an A on a Freedom of Information Act report card from the Center for Effective Government, and seven – including DOD, DHS and State – got an F.
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