Superseding the 2010 memo on data center consolidation, a new draft guidance would elevate emphasis on cloud, shared services and savings.
The Department of Health and Human Services is improving its cybersecurity posture, but an audit finds room for improvement.
USAID is adapting its international development efforts to rapid advances in technology, bandwidth and access.
The plan prioritizes identity authentication, reducing DOD networks’ attack surface, device hardening, and aligning computer network defenders with DOD IT systems and networks.
GSA extended Verisign as the .gov top-level domain registrar for a year while it mulls how to bid out the work.
A recent policy memo from Navy Secretary Ray Mabus differentiates the IT and cybersecurity workforces.
A bill backed by Commerce Committee Chairman John Thune (R-S.D.) looks to free up more government spectrum for mobile broadband.
DISA looks to single service provider for mobile device management.
Small agencies feel the cyber talent squeeze more than big agencies, but they’re looking eagerly to CDM-as-a-service to help secure their networks.
Rep. Michael McCaul (R-Texas), chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, took a humble tack at RSA, saying that, "most members [of Congress] don’t understand what encryption is."
An online course offered by the Agile Government Leadership network and developed by one of the co-founders of 18F provides feds with hands-on experience running an agile project.
An industry advocacy group released a six-point plan asking for improvements to help promote speed and transparency in the government process for vetting cloud service providers.