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.
The transition of the Navy-Marine Corps Intranet to a new government-owned system had been delayed by bid protests and the government shutdown, but
Disaster recovery as a service offers advantages, experts say, but agencies must understand the risks.
Commissioner Gil Kerlikowske assured appropriators that his agency is moving ahead with cost-efficient programs to monitor borders and ports of entry.
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