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.
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.
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.
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.
There is bipartisan support to fund the Energy Department's new cybersecurity office, some on Capitol Hill want more tangibles.
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.
More agencies' grades dropped on the sixth Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act scorecard.
DISA leaders said the Defense Department's multibillion dollar business solutions contract will be "a constantly evolving service."
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.
A sense of urgency is important, but agencies must map a clear path forward before rushing in.