FCW Insider: May 24, 2021
New marching orders for agencies and technology vendors in the Biden administration's new cybersecurity policy need to be supported in the budget, industry reps say.
FedRAMP's standards go a long way toward the security goals the White House just set -- but smaller firms must be able to afford the authorization process.
Many records housed in a St. Louis facility are critical to veterans' benefits applications but can't be accessed remotely.
The White House-led Safer Federal Workforce Task Force is incorporating recent Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updates on COVID protocols into their guidance for agencies looking to accommodate vaccinated workers.
*** The General Services Administration is scheduled to take the wraps off its integrated Systems for Award Management online acquisition web platform at 9 a.m. on Monday. The new version brings together components of the system that have been hosted on a beta website with other elements of the SAM.gov ecosystem.
*** The Department of Homeland Security's Office of State and Local Law Enforcement is using virtual reality simulation to collect data, including biometrics, that could be relevant to understanding police shootings and other use-of-force incidents. GCN has more on this story.
Posted by FCW Staff on May 24, 2021 at 2:23 AM