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    Breaking down the Army's new network plan

    The Army wants to be able to freely send data back and forth from its legacy and business systems to the tactical edge. Key to doing that is its strategy to unify tactical and enterprise networks and creating a common "data fabric." But will it work? 10/15/2021

  • Digital Government
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    GSA looks to scale Login.gov with TMF award

    The General Service Administration plans to scale up the Login.gov program to make digital identity verification a more equitable and secure practice after it was awarded nearly $187 million through the Technology Modernization Fund. 10/15/2021

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  • Comment
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    The CISO reporting structure is broken

    The commitment to managing cyber risk is a primary concern, but is often consolidated with IT priorities. This creates a conflict – does IT or security come out on top? 10/14/2021

  • Defense
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    Army CIO sets out to revamp IT policy

    Army CIO Raj Iyer wants to overhaul IT policy so it doesn't stand in the way of the services' goal to become more technologically agile. 10/14/2021

  • Workforce
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    How GSA is implementing the contractor vaccination mandate

    The agency is using robotics process automation to send out contract changes to contractors covered by the White House's vaccination requirements. 10/14/2021

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    FCW Insider: October 14, 2021

    The latest news and analysis from FCW's reporters and editors. 10/14/2021

  • Acquisition
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    Is category management hurting small businesses?

    Small business owners testified on Capitol Hill about getting squeezed by category management and contract bundling initiatives. 10/13/2021

  • IT Modernization
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    MSPB's online appeals system is getting a revamp

    The agency is modernizing its online appeals system used by feds. Accessibility needs to be a central part of that entire process, said agency officials. 10/13/2021

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    security breach (Song_about_summer/Shutterstock.com)

    The CISO reporting structure is broken

    The commitment to managing cyber risk is a primary concern, but is often consolidated with IT priorities. This creates a conflict – does IT or security come out on top? 10/14/2021

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    Cyber EO compliance is a full-time job

    Unified security controls, supply chain security, zero trust and smart procurement decisions are all pieces of the puzzle. 09/30/2021

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    Leveraging OSCAL for FedRAMP authorizations

    An automated FedRAMP review process will speed up authorizations, drive continuous improvement and put cloud service providers in the driver's seat. 09/07/2021