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GAO reports poor visibility into IRS IT investments

Reporting on the Internal Revenue Service's information technology investments is unreliable in terms of cost, schedule and scope of performance, says the Government Accountability Office.

Federal lead to 'kill the password,' NSTIC's Jeremy Grant resigning with 'mixed feelings'

Grant has been serving as the director for the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace program office since it was stood up in 2011.

GAO adds IT acquisitions and management as one of two new high-risk areas; list now at 32

The Government Accountability Office has designated information technology acquisitions and operations management as one of two new high-risk areas to a list that the agency has maintained on federal operations since 1990.  

Q&A: IDESG's Peter Brown on building the NSTIC 'identity ecosystem' (Continued)

FierceGovernmentIT  caught up with Peter Brown, chairman of the IDESG management council, to discuss the latest plenary meeting, the group's vision for an "identity ecosystem" and what happens to the organization when its contract with NIST runs out.

Q&A: IDESG's Peter Brown on building the NSTIC 'identity ecosystem'

FierceGovernmentIT  caught up with Peter Brown, chairman of the IDESG management council, to discuss the latest plenary meeting, the group's vision for an "identity ecosystem" and what happens to the organization when its contract with NIST runs out.

VMware's Tony Scott named federal chief information officer

The White House announced Feb. 5 that Tony Scott, chief information officer at cloud and virtualization software company VMWare, is the next federal CIO.

The president's 2016 budget request: Veterans Affairs Department

VA's Office of Information and Technology, or OI&T, requests a total budget authority of $4.13 billion in fiscal 2016 – $231 million more than the fiscal 2015 enacted level and $430 million more than the fiscal 2014 budget.

The president's 2016 budget request: General Services Administration's E-Gov and Federal Citizen Services Funds

The General Services Administration's Federal Citizen Services Fund would see an appropriation of $58.4 million for the next fiscal year, under the president's recently unveiled fiscal 2016 budget proposal. The figure is more than a 9 percent jump from fiscal 2015 enacted levels – or about $5.1 million – and significantly more than the offices' fiscal 2014 budget of $50.8 million. Of that $58.4 million, $16 million would go to electronic government, or E-Gov, activities in fiscal 2016.

GSA shares how-to guide for agencies responding to cyber vandalism on social media

In light of the Jan. 12 hack of U.S. Central Command's social media accounts, the General Services Administration has issued guidance to agencies for responding to "cyber-hijacking."

CMS fell short of following contracting requirements in developing Healthcare.gov marketplace, audit says

In awarding the 60 contracts across 33 companies to help build the Healthcare.gov marketplace, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid fell short of complying with contracting requirements, an audit found.