Most of that additional money will go toward buying better IT and providing cybersecurity training, Comey told the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies.
Ten newly-named managers will wrangle specific procurement categories.
Lawmakers voiced their frustration over the creation and funding of the National Background Investigations Bureau.
FedRAMP's high baseline standards are on the back burner as the program focuses on slashing the amount of time it takes to complete authorizations.
Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson sought to convince lawmakers about the need for more investment in cybersecurity.
With government efficiencies a priority and Congress looking for ideas that could avoid partisan gridlock, shared services legislation could have a window.
The Feb. 12 memo issued by Navy CIO Robert Foster echoes recent emphasis from Defense Department officials that commanders will be held accountable for IT failures under their watch.
FirstNet extended the deadline for RFP submissions, as it makes room for bidders to make their capabilities cases.
A pre-award protest was filed in GSA's huge, next-generation telecommunications contract for lack of access to SAM portal.
In little noticed "common baseline" documents, two large, federated agencies with law enforcement duties show how they will implement new IT procurement rules.
To realize the benefits of shared services, IT leaders must develop a migration strategy that informs participants of their responsibilities and determines the steps involved.
Cross-agency collaboration might lead the Department of Homeland Security to dodge the acquisition process while paying hackers to find vulnerabilities.