Ron Thompson

  • Former NSA contractor sentenced for hoarding sensitive materials

    In today’s Federal Newscast, a former National Security Agency contractor who stole nearly 20 years worth of sensitive information finds out his fate.

  • HUD, USDA bureau get new CIOs; OMB’s Springer to retire

    Former federal CIO Tony Scott and former SSA CIO Rob Klopp are both launched new companies while Mark Schwartz, the outgoing CIO at USCIS, announced he’s heading to Amazon Web Services.

  • Agencies on a roller coaster ride with cloud spending

    New preliminary data from Deltek’s GovWin shows agencies spent only $120 million on cloud computing in 2016 despite it being six years since OMB’s cloud-first policy.

  • USPS, VA shuffle chairs of IT executives

    Kristin Seaver steps in to the CIO and executive vice president roles after spending the last two-plus years working as the vice president of area operations for the Capital Metro Area.

  • VA gains, Commerce loses deputy CIO

    Ron Thompson is joining the Veterans Affairs Department after the spending the last almost two years with the Department of Health and Human Services.