DoD Chief Information Officer Terry Halvorsen said he plans to phase out the secure identity card over the next two years and replace it with better multi-factor authentication.
The Office of Personnel Management posted a job announcement June 1 for a new chief information officer.
The Navy is in the very early stages of a program that aims to overhaul and replace more than 100 systems and applications which currently handle ship maintenance, many of which date to the 1960s.
Terry Halvorsen, the Defense Department’s chief information officer, now plans to be much more “prescriptive” about what each military service and DoD component must do to rein in their costs.
Congress’ first round of report cards on agencies’ progress with the Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act is only the beginning. Agencies can expect more reports from the Government Accountability Office this year, plus a few changes to way they’re graded and evaluated on FITARA implementation.
Mike Horton, the chief information officer of the DHS IG’s office, said his top priority is transitioning their current local data center to a federal cloud, and that move opens the door to other priorities, including a laptop refresh, migrating their public website to a public cloud that is more agile and extending the capabilities of their email-as-a-service.
The Office of Management and Budget’s new draft policy recognizes the data center consolidation and optimization initiative must fold in several ongoing priorities — from infrastructure and systems modernization, to cybersecurity, cloud first, and the greening of the government — to be more effective.
The 4th quarter update on Performance.gov details progress and plans for 2016.
Navy identified dozens of systems due to transition to new consolidated data centers, but are still at risk for failing to comply with DoD cyber regulations
Sonny Bhagowalia, Treasury’s chief information officer, said over the last year the department has closed 17 core data centers and reduced the time to deliver IT capabilities by more than 60 percent.