Gordon Bitko

Industry can live with the latest orders on secure software development

Industry groups seem to support the Biden administration Sept. 14 memo on secure software development and acquisition

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Why no one has gotten to the bottom of the Log4j cybersecurity hole

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Federal CIO Martorana: $1B TMF lets agencies ‘apply for projects that previously were out of their reach’

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(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)The Capitol is seen at dusk as work in the Senate is stalled on the Democrats' $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill, in Washington, Friday, March 5, 2021. Senators plan to continue to vote on amendments through the night. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Will that billion dollars Congress appropriated for IT modernization really help?

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Industry weighs in on WH interim rules for supply chain security

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DoD’s interim rule adds a new twist to implementing cyber maturity model

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Federal CIO Kent brought vision, energy, leaves legacy of accomplishments

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IT modernization in the time of COVID-19: How government investment in critical IT systems can enhance citizen services

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Vendors who can’t work due to coronavirus asking for more clarity, consistency

OMB released much-anticipated guidance giving agencies important direction for how they should implement the provision in the stimulus bill that lets agencies…

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U.S. Navy/MC1 Byron C. LinderSOUTH PACIFIC (July 9, 2017) Operations Specialist 1st Class Charles Hammond, from Kansas City, Missouri, monitors tracks aboard Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Sterett (DDG 104) during an air defense exercise comprised of Sterett, amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6), amphibious transport dock USS Green Bay (LPD 20), amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48), Royal Australian Navy frigate helicopter HMAS Ballarat (FFH 155), Royal Australian Navy guided missile frigate HMAS Darwin (FFG 04), and Royal Australian Navy frigate helicopter HMAS Toowoomba (FFH 156) as part of Talisman Saber 17. Sterett, part of a combined U.S.-Australia-New Zealand expeditionary strike group (ESG), is undergoing a series of scenarios that will increase proficiencies defending the ESG against blue-water threats so amphibious forces can launch Marine forces ashore in the littorals. Talisman Saber is a biennial U.S.-Australia bilateral exercise held off the coast of Australia meant to achieve interoperability and strengthen the U.S.-Australia alliance. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Byron C. Linder/Released)170709-N-ZW825-895

Tech companies tell DoD its new cyber standards are missing the mark

The Defense Department signed its agreement with the CMMC Accreditation Board, kicking off the training for third-party assessors and the release of the…

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OMB’s Kent credits agency CIOs, industry for quick fixes as IT demand surged

Suzette Kent, the Federal CIO, said daily calls with CIOs and CISOs are helping agencies overcome any technology obstacles they face in keeping the government open and missions on track.

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