Jonathan Feibus from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission explained how his agency is modernizing its web applications to move to the cloud, and what steps other offices should consider before they do the same.
Federal agencies and contractors need to build what one expert calls a resilient cybersecurity culture to stay one step ahead of evolving cyber threats.
Chris Townsend, vice president, Sales and Operations, Federal at Symantec, joins host John Gilroy on this week’s Federal Tech Talk to discuss a wide variety of cybersecurity issues including how to improve information sharing among agencies, and tips on who to map out a cyber strategy to agency needs. November 12, 2018.
An update to the Office of Management and Budget’s guidance on its Data Center Optimization Initiative will include more back-and-forth between agencies and the administration on fair benchmarks.
Ken Rogers, the State Department’s acting deputy chief information officer of business management and planning, said the agency’s IT modernization strategy is bookended by two related goals – leveraging data as a strategic asset and building the IT workforce of the future.
Sanjay Sardar, vice president of modernization and digital transformation at SAIC, recently joined Federal News Network to examine three areas that impact federal information technology: trends, challenges, and innovation in acquisition.
Bill Marion, the Air Force’s deputy CIO, said the service hopes to unify technology, data and business transformation from operational and implementation perspectives.
Some experts say there’s more bipartisan agreement on federal issues than appears at first glance.
After interference by Russian during the 2016 presidential race caught federal officials flat-footed, the Department of Homeland Security worked with states to secure election systems from cyber threats.
The Department of Homeland Security cites the Office of Management and Budget’s new Cloud Smart strategy and an ongoing challenge to consolidate data centers as part of a larger rethinking around how it stores its data.
Defense Deputy Secretary Pat Shanahan is expected to sign a memo moving the National Background Investigations Service from DISA to DSS.
Dr. Steve Bennett, director of the Global Government Practice at SAS, joins host John Gilroy on this week’s Federal Tech Talk to discuss data analytics and how innovation is making it easier for businesses and the federal government to analyze data. November 6, 2018
The administration plans to update its shared services strategy in the December release of the President’s Management Agenda.
The Trump administration plans to take a closer look at recruiting entry-level talent and retraining the existing IT workforce in the coming months as part of its strategy to stand up its IT modernization agenda.