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GAO: Agencies Need to Complete Savings Target Under OMB Data Center Consolidation Initiative

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The Government Accountability Office has recommended for agencies to complete cost savings goals under the Office of Management and Budget‘s data center consolidation initiative. GAO said in a report published Wednesday agencies aim to reach $8.2 billion in savings and avoidances through fiscal year 2019 but 10 agencies have not yet fulfilled their savings …

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ISC Study: Federal Cyber Officials Cite Lack of Breach Response Plans at Agencies

cyber

Forty percent of federal cybersecurity executives who responded to an ISC survey said their agencies still lack “effective” incident response plans nearly a year after the U.S. government suffered a large-scale breach of employee and contractor records. ISC said Thursday findings in the nonprofit’s 2016 State of Cybersecurity from the Federal Cyber Executive Perspective report were based on …

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Senators Seek Updates on OMB’s Pilot Program for Federal Contractor Reporting

acquisition policy

Sens. Ron Johnson (R-Wisconsin) and Tom Carper (D-Delaware) have requested the Office of Management and Budget to provide updates on a pilot program that seeks to reduce reporting costs for federal contractors in compliance with the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act of 2014. In a letter published Tuesday, the lawmakers asked OMB Director Shaun Donovan to provide information on how …

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Jim Piche: GSA to Issue Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation-as-a-Service Task Orders by August

cyber

The General Services Administration plans to award the next set of task orders under the Department of Homeland Security’s Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation program in an effort to provide 41 small agencies access to cybersecurity services through cloud-based shared services, FCW reported Wednesday. Mark Rockwell writes Jim Piche, group manager of GSA’s federal …

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ODNI Eyes Social Media as Information Source

SocialMedia

Office of the Director of National Intelligence leaders are continuing their efforts to issue a security executive agent directive that will set policies and guidelines on social media usage, Federal News Radio reported Thursday. Nicole Ogrysko writes that the directive — still under review at the Office of Management and Budget — looks to detail ODNI …

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