• secure chip (Virgiliu Obada/Shutterstock.com)

    Army looks to retool risk management

    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. 05/24/2018

  • cybersecurity (vs148/Shutterstock.com)

    Looking forward to a more-flexible CDM

    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. 05/24/2018

  • 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

  • modernization (alphaspirit/Shutterstock.com)

    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

  • The Pentagon (Photo by Ivan Cholakov / Shutterstock)

    Pentagon cracks down on personal mobile devices

    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. 05/23/2018

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    USDS to certify new acquisition specialty

    The U.S. Digital Service is adding a digital services contracting certification to create a cadre of "technology acquisition mavericks." 05/23/2018

  • 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

  • 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

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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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Dana Deasy DOD CIO AFCEA Baltimore

    New DOD CIO talks cloud

    Newly sworn-in CIO Dana Deasy discussed the need for a "world class" cloud environment to open up the Department of Defense to new capabilities. 05/21/2018

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    Senate Dems push administration on Census director

    The Census Bureau has been without a confirmed director for almost a year, and 21 Senate Democrats are urging Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross to put forward a qualified candidate. 05/18/2018

  • Shutterstock ID 792858589 by Andrey_Popov

    GSA previews $2.5 billion payroll acquisition

    The General Services Administration is looking to acquire a commercial software solution for government payroll. 05/18/2018

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