Management


Cybersecurity research

GSA's internal IT is OK, watchdog says

The General Services Administration gets high marks on an inspector general IT security assessment.

Shutterstock editorial image (by Gil C): State Census Bureau homepage.

House panel wants update on Census IT risks

As the 2020 enumeration draws ever closer, key lawmakers want assurances that the Census Bureau is managing risks in IT acquisition.

Shutterstock image (by deepadesigns): Safety concept, closed padlock on a digital background.

IG: Interior needs to tighten computer security

A new report says the Interior Department needs to strengthen user access controls and mobile encryption.

cartoon image of workers leaving

How can leaders keep exiting feds on point during the transition?

Job satisfaction data could point the way to a smooth transition for incoming and remaining federal employees.

GSA logo

GSA releases fast-lane FedRAMP template

GSA unveiled the report template cloud service providers can use to get in the agency’s fast-lane program for FedRAMP approval.

US Digital Service logo

Two years of USDS: Obama's tech push going strong

The U.S. Digital Service turns two this week, and although the program is not without its critics, it gets good grades for the innovative technology services it brings to government.

Shutterstock image (by kmlmtz66): businessman confronting a judge

Understanding the not-so-scary state of bid protests

Vendor protests of huge contract awards are probably inevitable, but a federal procurement expert says that’s always been the case.

Death Star

Modular procurement and the dark side of the force

Agencies can't afford the risk that comes with IT Death Stars.

FBI ramps up IC3 visibility

The FBI wants to raise awareness about the Internet Crime Complaint Center among the public and local law enforcement agencies.

Tom Carper

Carper wants assurances on election cyber

The ranking member of the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee wants to make sure that the federal officials are doing their utmost to prevent voting hacks.

Shutterstock image (by GlebStock): hacker with graphic user interface.

Training the next generation of cyber specialists

The U.S. Cyber Challenge offers some of the country's top cyber professionals an immersive opportunity for instruction, hands-on experience and exposure to professional opportunities.

Denise Turner Roth.

Recruiting a top tech exec into government

GSA’s search for a commissioner to lead its Technology Transformation Service hinges on public-mindedness.