A main assumption of the campaign is that "early, frequent, and constructive engagement with industry leads to better acquisition outcomes," Field states.
Our latest TechStat FOIA request was to the General Services Administration, for meeting materials and follow-up memos related to all TechStat meetings about its IT systems.
As a mechanism for agencies to find shared services OMB says it and the Federal CIO Council will launch later this fiscal year (which ends Sept. 31) an online catalog of IT services available for shared use.
Federal Deputy Chief Information Officer Lisa Schlosser did not set a new deadline for the digital strategy's release. This is the second time OMB has pushed the strategy back.
An enhanced biographic exit program set for rollout in June will serve as a platform for a biometric exit program, said Janet Napolitano.
A bill set for consideration on the House floor this week that would amend FISMA to explicitly include continuous monitoring would cost $710 million over 5 years, says CBO.
Unless Congress moves to reverse provisions of the Budget Control Act it approved in 2011, the federal government faces the likelihood of having to shave $98 billion from its fiscal 2013 budget this January.
A National Security Council spokeswoman says the White House wants to ensure that cybersecurity legislation includes "robust safeguards to preserve the privacy."
The White House is urging agencies to use a new Do Not Pay tool to prevent improper payments. Agencies must develop a plan for conducting pre-payment eligibility reviews using Do Not Pay and submit a draft plan to OMB by June 30.
The Energy Department says it’s taken one step closer to launching its “Electricity Sector Cybersecurity Risk Management Maturity Pilot” with the project now awaiting Paperwork...