Adrian Gardner

  • FEMA, GSA gain new IT executives

    FEMA named Lytwaive Hutchinson to replace Adrian Gardner as its new CIO while Reynold Schweickhardt joined GSA as a senior technology advisor.

  • OMB’s Morrison, DHS’s Maughan heading to new roles in government

    FEMA’s Adrian Gardner retires after 30 years and GSA’s Dan Twomey is leaving next week after spending the last four years in government as an industry expert.

  • IG: Cyber crime victims waited for up nine months to be notified by the FBI

    In today’s Federal Newscast, an IG report said the FBI’s current notification system lacks complete and reliable data, making it harder for the agency to determine whether all cyber-crime victims had been informed.

  • FedRAMP, Cloud Security Alliance creating new joint certification system

    In today’s Federal Newscast, the Federal Risk Authorization and Management Program and the Cloud Security Alliance announce the creation of FedSTAR to offer mutual recognition between the two security programs.

  • FEMA CIO Gardner takes reassignment

    FEMA’s longest serving CIO, Adrian Garnder, has accepted a reassignment to be the executive director of recovery communications technology in the Caribbean Area Division.

  • Acting IGs can be just as effective as permanent leaders

    In today’s Federal Newscast, the Government Accountability Office polled nine acting inspectors general and their staffs to find out how operations are effected by not having a permanent IG in place.

  • FEMA kicks off IT modernization effort with security, resiliency review

    Adrian Gardner, FEMA’s chief information officer, said he spent the last nine months looking at the agency’s IT networks and systems to figure out their weaknesses and strengths. He said he plans on a three-stage approach to bring FEMA’s technology into the 21st century.

  • FEMA kicks off IT modernization effort with security, resiliency review

    Adrian Gardner, FEMA’s chief information officer, said he spent the last nine months looking at the agency’s IT networks and systems to figure out their weaknesses and strengths. He said he plans on a three-stage approach to bring FEMA’s technology into the 21st century.

  • Adrian Gardner, CIO, FEMA

    The White House wants to cut about $2 billion from the federal IT budget next year. The Obama Administration says that’s good news, because it means federal agencies are being more efficient with their IT projects. Adrian Gardner, chief information officer of the Federal Emergency Management Agency and agency co-chair of this year’s Executive Leadership Conference, told In Depth with Francis Rose about one of his passions. He said he likes using industry partnerships to make the most out of shrinking IT budgets.

  • USDA laying the groundwork for BYOD

    Deputy CIO Charles McClam said the Department of Agriculture is developing a policy and has awarded a mobile device management contract to figure out how best to let employees use their own smartphones and tablet devices on the agency’s computer network. NASA Goddard also is creating a BYOD policy that depends on its virtual desktop infrastructure.