Tom Sharpe

Tom Sharpe: Category Mgmt Key to FAS Acquisition Gateway

Tom Sharpe Tom Sharpe, commissioner of the Federal Acquisition Service, says that the General Services Administration is looking at category management to drive the implementation ...
cloud security

Study: Agencies Should Consider Security, Performance Risks in Cloud Adoption

A new Market Connections report indicates that many government agencies do not have plans or are still considering plans to adopt cloud computing technologies as they identify security ...
ContractSigning

GSA Awards 85% of Auctions to Small Biz in Fiscal 2014

The General Services Administration has announced that it awarded more than $19 million to small businesses during the fiscal year 2014 through a reverse auction program. The agency ...
cloud

NIST Finalizes Guidelines on Federal Cloud Tech Adoption

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has released a two-volume road map for federal agencies to accelerate migration of their information technology systems to cloud-based ...
John-Pistole

John Pistole Announces Retirement from TSA

John Pistole is set to retire from the Transportation Security Administration on Dec. 31 after more than 30 years of government service. He will take on a new role in academia beginning ...
cybersecurity

DHS’ Andy Ozment: CDM Program’s Second Task Order on Schedule

The Department of Homeland Security is moving into the second task order under Phase 1 of its continuous diagnostics and mitigation program to extend the list of covered agency ...
US department of homeland security

Andy Ozment: DHS to Measure, Guide Cybersecurity Progress of Federal Agencies

Andy Ozment, assistant secretary of the Department of Homeland Security‘s Office of Cybersecurity and Communications, says federal agencies are starting to fully acknowledge ...
Beth Cobert

Beth Cobert: OMB Guidance Aims to Bolster Security of Federal Data Networks

Beth Cobert The U.S. Office of Management and Budget has released a guidance document aimed at improving data protection and privacy measures across the government. Beth Cobert, OMB ...
DataCenter

GAO: Agencies Have Room to Improve Data Center Savings Reports

A General Accountability Office report indicates that several federal agencies encounter challenges when they estimate or report savings from their data center consolidation efforts. Eleven ...
cloud

GAO Records 1% Cloud Spending Increase at 7 Agencies

The Government Accountability Office has completed the review of the progress seven federal agencies have made to implement cloud computing and found a 1 percent overall increase in ...