Cyber, data center, EIS changes highlight FITARA 15

Cybersecurity is, once again, the prime focus of the Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act scorecard.The 15th version of FITARA debuts a new category for federal cybersecurity progress, while also reconfiguring the current IT security metric. The House Oversight and Reform Committee used agency inspectors general assessments based on the committee’s determined weighted average instead of the traditional average.

Federal Chief Information Security Officer Chris DeRusha told the subcommittee that the Office of Management and Budget released new cyber metrics on the site on Dec. 14.