Senior officials at GAO and OMB agree that clear governance will make or break Data Act reporting, and that guidance will take shape in the next few weeks.
State Department official Chris Painter backs capacity building to sustain the progress made on the administration's International Strategy for Cyberspace.
The move would acknowledge the maturation of the five-year-old command as it supports U.S. operations against Islamic State and other high-level missions.
President Obama used the global stage of the Nuclear Security Summit to discuss cooperation among more than 50 other countries in protecting nuclear facilities from cyberattacks.
Many users lack the tools, knowledge or inclination to control the flow of their data through the Internet of Things, which means developers are responsible for keeping data safe.
One challenge the Joint Service Provider has faced is simply getting IT personnel from across the National Capitol Region in the same place.
The White House is preparing to send Congress more details on its plan for a revolving $3.1 billion IT modernization fund after the House Budget Committee failed to include the measure in the 2017 budget resolution.
The draft policy, the third in a set of category management directives, directs agencies to report all mobile service use and pricing data to a central system.
This is the second iteration of the SRG, which provides security requirements for DOD missions up to the secret level as they adopt commercial cloud services.
The United States and Germany are expanding their cyber dialogues to a "whole-of-government" approach after their fourth annual meeting this year.
"Open source by default" ought to apply not only to code developed by government agencies, but also to virtually all code that vendors supply the government, a developer with GSA's startup urged.
A long-awaited revision of the principal federal IT policy document is due out this summer, according to the OMB official leading the rewrite.
The director of the FedRAMP cloud service authorization program offered a preview of what's on tap for the coming reboot.
The top federal procurement official says the year-old category management initiatives have taken hold, but the acquisition community should take a longer view.
The Marine Corps is looking to make "rapid acquisition" less of an oxymoron.
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