Roster Change

Daryl White, the Interior Department's former chief information officer, will retire from the federal government Aug. 15. After four years as Interior's CIO, White became the Bureau of Reclamation's special assistant for technology in June. W. Hord Tipton, previously CIO at the Bureau of Land Management, took over the Interior CIO position.

For more, please see "Former Interior CIO retiring"

***

Federal Aviation Administrator Jane Garvey said goodbye to the airspace agency earlier this month, and a senate confirmation hearing for her designated replacement, Marion Blakey, has been postponed until after Labor Day. Monte Belger, formerly Garvey's deputy, is now acting in her stead, delaying plans to retire.

***

Tammy DiBlasi has been appointed as federal account manager for Okena Inc., a developer of intrusion prevention security software, the company announced Aug. 6.

DiBlasi will be responsible for providing Okena's StormWatch and StormFront host-based intrusion prevention security solutions to federal agencies, including management of existing deployments in the Army, Air Force, Defense Information Systems Agency, Defense Logistics Agency, and departments of State, Treasury, Energy and Justice.

DiBlasi joins Okena with more than 10 years of experience providing technology solutions to the federal government. DiBlasi previously served as federal account manager for Symantec Corp.

Featured

  • IT Modernization
    shutterstock image By enzozo; photo ID: 319763930

    OMB provides key guidance for TMF proposals amid surge in submissions

    Deputy Federal CIO Maria Roat details what makes for a winning Technology Modernization Fund proposal as agencies continue to submit major IT projects for potential funding.

  • gears and money (zaozaa19/Shutterstock.com)

    Worries from a Democrat about the Biden administration and federal procurement

    Steve Kelman is concerned that the push for more spending with small disadvantaged businesses will detract from the goal of getting the best deal for agencies and taxpayers.

Stay Connected