Management


White House goes public with bug disclosure policy

The Trump administration is pulling back the curtain a bit on the secretive process by which the government discloses (or retains) computer vulnerabilities.

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FITARA progress stalls

Federal CIOs under the Trump administration have seen progress lag on implementing the Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act, according to the latest scorecards.

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Health records vendor looks to settle lawsuit with VA

CliniComp wants to test its product's interoperability with VA and DOD electronic health records systems.

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At 300 days, Trump faces hundreds of key vacancies

At the important deadline set by the Federal Vacancies Reform Act, President Trump's pace for staffing key government positions continues to lag behind that of previous administrations.

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5 things to think about when modernizing agency IT

With the MGT Act poised to become law, it's a matter of when -- not if -- federal agencies will modernize legacy software and infrastructure.

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Army IT official sentenced in bribery scheme

Ranier Ramos, formerly of the U.S. Army Public Health Command, will serve a year in federal prison and pay millions in penalties and restitution.

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House panel advances FISA reform

The Judiciary committee passed a bill to require federal law enforcement to obtain a warrant before querying spy databases, but some are worried about potential loopholes.

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Judge rules protestor couldn't compete for Vista replacement

In a recently unsealed ruling, a federal judge also noted that the administrative record lacks detail on why specifically Cerner was selected as the prime contractor for the replacement electronic health record system.

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DATA Act oversight highlights growing pains

The first round of oversight reports on financial reporting under the Data Act shows that most agencies are experiencing growing pains when it comes to implementing the recent law. Does that mean it's working?

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Agencies failing key agile test

An oversight report found that most agencies were failing to certify implementation of incremental development on some major software projects.

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A user's guide to IT modernization

There are new big plans for federal IT modernization, but the old pitfalls remain.

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Agencies pitch 500 tech jobs at recruiting event

Civilian, military and intelligence agencies met candidates for 500 open jobs at a first-of-its-kind federal IT hiring event.