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  • Cybersecurity

    CDM acquisition gets simpler

    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. 05/23/2018

  • Management
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    CIOs push back on FITARA scores

    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. 05/23/2018

  • Cybersecurity
    data scan (Titima Ongkantong/Shutterstock.com)

    What has DHS learned from phases 1 and 2 of CDM?

    Halfway through a four-phase implementation, feds running the Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation program want to retool the process to ensure the back half runs smoother than the front half did. 05/22/2018

  • Veterans Affairs
    Acting VA Secretary Robert Wilkie

    Vacancies Act rules won't hold up Wilkie nomination

    The leaders of the Senate committee who will hold the confirmation hearing for Robert Wilkie to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs said they didn't expect the nominee's status as acting head of department to be a problem. 05/22/2018

  • Cybersecurity
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    Questions remain on Energy's cyber shop

    There is bipartisan support to fund the Energy Department's new cybersecurity office, some on Capitol Hill want more tangibles. 05/22/2018

  • Congress
    IoT

    House panel mulls IoT survey

    Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle are pushing the government to review the state of play regarding internet-of-things devices and their uses. 05/22/2018

  • Oversight
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    FITARA grades continue their slide

    More agencies' grades dropped on the sixth Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act scorecard. 05/22/2018

  • Defense
    business opportunity (Khakimullin Aleksandr/Shutterstock.com)

    The thinking behind DISA's $8 billion DEOS contract

    DISA leaders said the Defense Department's multibillion dollar business solutions contract will be "a constantly evolving service." 05/21/2018

  • Emerging Tech
    pedestrians (oneinchpunch/Shutterstock.com)

    NASA wants predictive analytics for drone-crash casualties

    The agency is asking for risk management and decision-making tools that can help it accurately estimate the deaths and injuries caused by a drone that crashes into a populated area. 05/21/2018

  • Comment
    machine data (pluie_r/Shutterstock.com)

    From fighting fires to shaping the future: 4 steps to IT modernization

    A sense of urgency is important, but agencies must map a clear path forward before rushing in. 05/21/2018

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