The CIO job has come a long way since the Clinger Cohen Act, but modernization, politics and bureaucratic sprawl continue to shape the position in ways both good and bad.
Agency officials hope the new CDM DEFEND vehicle will eliminate mismatches between cybersecurity solutions and legacy tech at agencies and promote better communication between vendors and program managers.
Col. Donald Bray, the Army's acting cyber director, explained how the service is adapting the Defense Department’s risk management framework guidance to fit its operational needs.
As agencies push modernization, they should ditch risky spreadsheets and leverage automation to improve budgeting processes.
The U.S. Digital Service is adding a digital services contracting certification to create a cadre of "technology acquisition mavericks."
Under a new policy, Defense employees and contractors are restricted from bringing their personal mobile devices into secure areas designated for processing, handling and discussion of classified information.
Officials at two agencies with low Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act grades pushed back on their scores and outlined their future modernization plans before a House panel.
The General Services Administration is building more flexibility into the acquisition vehicles for cybersecurity services that are part of the Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation Program.
More agencies' grades dropped on the sixth Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act scorecard.
The General Services Administration is looking to acquire a commercial software solution for government payroll.
An amendment designed to block Trump's proposed rollback of sanctions against Chinese telecom firm ZTE passed its first legislative hurdle.
A former Census director told FCW that the bureau appears to be "in pretty good shape right now" when it comes to funding.