The National Risk Management Center at the Department of Homeland Security plans to have lists of national critical functions and supply chain priorities in place by January.
Agencies are getting up to three more years on existing telecom contracts before having to shift to the $50 billion Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions vehicle.
The Department of Health and Human Services is making a big push to have the first blockchain-based program in the federal government with authority to operate certification.
The Defense Department is sending the message that it doesn't want to pay for expensive out-of-support operating system solutions.
The strategy will be an updated version of a plan first released under the Obama administration.
The Air Force hit pause on standing up and migrating to the Joint Regional Security Stacks after suffering connectivity problems but will reboot in 2019.
The Defense Department's $8 billion office enterprise cloud solution is on a tight timeline amid skepticism about whether customers will go for the plan.
The IRS is laying the groundwork for a series of pilot projects over the next year to flesh out its IT modernization priorities.
The Department of Homeland Security is looking to small business to innovate to improve capabilities in a range of technology areas.
The National Archives and Records Administration is seeing a spike in comments on routine records dispensation notices.
New proposals by Western governments to increase law enforcement access to encrypted data continue to generate the same objections from cybersecurity and cryptography experts.
The federal government is taking steps to fill high-demand, skills-gap positions in tech by retraining employees already working within agencies without a cyber or IT background.
The bill would require the Commerce Department to study the state of internet of things and any existing regulations in the area.
The Office of Personnel Management says it expects to wrap up the re-compete award for its credit monitoring contract covering those whose data was breached as part of the OPM hacks.
As DOD shifts away from compliance, the old methods are becoming barriers to new risk management policies.
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