Rob Palmer

  • Former DHS deputy CTO to promote federal IT change from outside in

    Rob Palmer, who left DHS late last year and now is an executive vice president and CTO of ShorePoint, said lessons during his decade in government will help shape his private sector career.

  • DoD’s Zangardi to be new DHS CIO

    John Zangardi is leaving DoD to become the new CIO at the Department of Homeland Security, replacing Richard Starolopi.

  • Federal CIO Insights: What’s Next in Mobile Security

    Mobile is critical infrastructure for government agencies. See what a panel of six federal CIOs, CISOs, and CTOs say is the solution to securing mobile.

  • New mobility management ideas coming soon from OMB’s cross-agency team

    The Office of Management and Budget’s cross-agency team of mobility experts will soon publish its ideas for an enterprise-wide mobile strategy. The team’s work is the result of a final memo OMB published in August, which pushes agencies to cut back and consolidate their mobile service agreements and contracts.

  • DHS playbook strives for consistency of mobile apps

    The Homeland Security Department created a how-to guide for mobile apps for developers, business owners and others to help overcome some common challenges when moving toward a digital government.

  • CIO Council to approve one standard for mobile app vetting

    The Defense Department’s National Information Assurance Partnership’s (NIAP) protection profile will be the governmentwide standard for agencies to use when ensuring the security of mobile apps. The Mobile Technology Tiger Team recommended the NIAP approach because of the collaboration and coordination across government and with industry.