cloud

Report: Agencies Eye Cloud Encryption Gateways to Protect Data in the Cloud

Government agencies are turning toward data encryption technology to supplement the network security standards in the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program as some agencies ...
Dan Tangherlini

Dan Tangherlini: Agencies Seek New IT, Digital Service Ideas From GSA’s 18F Lab

Dan Tangherlini Dan Tangherlini, who officially left the General Services Administration Friday after three years as its leader, described several initiatives the agency started during ...
cloud

GSA Wants Alternative Federal Cloud Purchasing Tool

The General Services Administration has asked for input from other federal agencies and companies about alternative contract vehicles for the procurement of commercial cloud services, ...
CyberStock

OMB Forms New Cyber Oversight Unit; Grant Schneider Comments

The Office of Management and Budget has formed a new cyber and national security group in a move to oversee the cybersecurity programs of government agencies, Federal News Radio reported ...
CBO

CBO Examines Cost Implications of Energy Savings Performance Contracts for Agencies

A Congressional Budget Office report indicates federal agencies can use energy savings performance contracts to save on their electricity bills as budget appropriations decline. Under ...
Phyllis Schneck

Phyllis Schneck: DHS Eyes ‘Weather Map’ Approach to Cybersecurity

Phyllis Schneck The Department of Homeland Security is working with the White House and private sector to integrate big data into the government’s efforts to help businesses and federal ...
Megan Smith

Megan Smith: US Digital Services Offices Need People with ‘Technical Quotient’

Megan Smith Federal Chief Technology Officer Megan Smith has highlighted the government’s desire to hire people with a “technical quotient” to help U.S. digital services ...
Mary Davie

Mary Davie: GSA Launches GWAC Pricing Data Display for Federal Agencies

Mary Davie The General Services Administration has introduced a new online tool for government agencies to view data on prices paid for governmentwide acquisition contracts. Mary Davie, ...
digital government

Mikey Dickerson: US Digital Service Seeks to Fill Talent Pipeline

Mikey Dickerson, administrator of the U.S. Digital Service, has said the organization needs more technology professionals who can help federal agencies transform public service delivery. Dickerson ...
workforce

Grant Thornton, PSC Report Urges Action to Transform Acquisition Workforce

A Grant Thornton and Professional Services Council report reveals that federal acquisition professionals believe agencies must grab the opportunity to leverage new skills and ideas ...