U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has had the notion to go digital for many years, but at a certain point the agency moved away from building one giant system first and opted to integrate its existing systems in smaller pieces.
The Pentagon hopes to pick a nonprofit organization to oversee its new Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification program by January, with CMMC being applied to at least some new contracts by next summer.
The Homeland Security Department and the General Services Administration released details about program and policies that outline the future of major acquisition efforts.
Maybe the JEDI procurement isn’t such a big deal after all.
Matt Goodrich, of GSA, Ben Sweezy, of the Institute of Museum and Library Services, and Tony Scardino of USPTO, are among the federal executives on the move over the last month.
Four members of the House Armed Services Committee wrote to President Donald Trump that any further delays to the cloud procurement known as JEDI would harm the Pentagon.
Rick Hill, senior vice president at HumanTouch LLC, argues that DoD needs agility and flexibility and a single cloud approach under JEDI would not give them those features.
Jay Mahanand, the chief information officer at the U.S. Agency for International Development, said the plan is to launch an enterprise portfolio management program that USAID will deploy worldwide in the coming months.
Rodger Baker, senior vice president of strategic analysis at Stratfor, joins host Derrick Dortch on this week’s Fed Access to discuss how China’s emergence as a global military and economic power has changed its relationship with the United States and other countries around the world.
Manny Castillo, a senior IT security adviser at the FBI, said the bureau does all its penetration testing internally and has no plans on changing that.
Norma Krayem joined Federal Drive to discuss new FERC rules that require reporting of certain cyber incidents and ban paper compliance.
Arizona CIO Morgan Reed is transforming the state’s IT with cloud computing, after a devastating sand storm-generated computer outage.
DoD plans to issue a memo that would strongly encourage reciprocity for cloud services authorized by FedRAMP at the moderate level.
Responses to the Army’s Enterprise IT-as-a-Service prototype are due within a month, work is set to begin by the end of this year.
In today’s Federal Newscast, Mark Esper is poised to become the next Defense secretary. If he’s confirmed, one of his first jobs will be to help fill the rest of the vacant politically-appointed positions in the Pentagon.