Biography for Molly Bernhart Walker
Molly Walker is Executive Editor of the Government Publishing Group at FierceMarkets. She writes for, edits and oversees daily editorial operations for FierceGovernmentIT, FierceGovernment, FierceHomelandSecurity and FierceMobileGovernment. She also manages custom eBook and webinar content for the Government publications. Walker previously served as Managing Editor of both the Government and Enterprise IT groups at FierceMarkets. Prior to joining Fierce, she was a Managing Editor at SourceMedia and got her feet wet with internships at FoxNews.com and USAToday.com. She lives in Northern Virginia and is based at the FierceMarkets main office in Washington, D.C.. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or on Twitter or LinkedIn.
Articles by Molly Bernhart Walker
"I've noticed a few projects sometimes overcorrecting towards where the negative noise is, because there's not enough positive noise," said Federal Deputy Chief Technology Officer Ryan Panchadsaram, during a Tuesday session at the ACT-IAC Management of Change Conference.
Despite the General Services Administration's efforts to provide agencies with tools that support the acquisition of cloud computing technologies, there's a growing demand for neutral facilitators, or "cloud brokers," to walk agencies through the selection of a cloud vendor.
A handful of federal agencies aren't just talking about how sensor-based technologies can fuel new capabilities and efficiencies, they're embracing the "Internet of Things" now.
Despite new guidance on how agencies can meet the requirements prescribed by the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act of 2014, or DATA Act, many questions remain.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology is working on new guidance that will address the distribution and placement of security controls for cloud computing environments.
The Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program aims to accelerate the authorization of cloud computing technologies across the federal government, but instead of one more federal IT security mandate agencies must comply with, FedRAMP Director Matt Goodrich says the program has a unique role to streamline security processes across several initiatives.
Jeremy Grant left the National Institute of Standards and Technology April 30 after spending the last four years leading an effort to improve digital identity management nationwide. We caught up with Grant to discuss recent developments with NSTIC, the program's biggest accomplishments and some challenges that lie ahead.
OMB laid out its plan for implementation of the Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act, which gives CIOs a greater role in IT program governance, personnel processes and improves the transparency into IT investments.
The Defense Department unveiled a new cyber strategy today that affirms its commitment to more effective deterrence in the cyber domain and the integration of offensive cyber options into combatant command plans.
The House of Representatives passed the Protecting Cyber Networks Act (H.R. 1560) April 22 and the National Cybersecurity Protection Advancement Act of 2015 (H.R. 1731) April 23.