At an off-the-record meeting, officials from the Office of Management and Budget and the Office of Personnel Management sat down with IT experts from government and the private sector to discuss creating a new career series for federal IT program managers. Strengthening the role of IT managers by creating a …Read More »
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They’re called the Influencers — the top leaders in government cybersecurity and IT, selected by cyber site GovInfoSecurity. The site, which polled its advisory board and other IT thought leaders, said a true influencer is born from “a combination of position and know-how,” and each of those selected “has demonstrated …Read More »
The Office of Management and Budget is setting deadlines for agency chief information officers to implement monitoring software, according to budget documents obtained by Federal News Radio. Federal Chief Information Officer Vivek Kundra sent agency CIOs guidance as part of the 2012 budget request in December. The continuous monitoring mandate …Read More »
It’s not Fort Knox, but the Treasury Department will move its main public website and four of its agency websites to the cloud. The Washington Post‘s technology blog Post Tech reports Amazon Web Services will host Treasury’s recently renovated websites and Smartronix, which built the new site, will help lead …Read More »
As skirmishes over the upcoming 2012 budget are expected to switch into high gear over the next few weeks, health IT coordinator David Blumenthal laid out the guidelines agencies must follow for health IT investments. Blumenthal, along with federal Chief Information Officer Vivek Kundra developed the guidelines, consisting of five …Read More »
Forget net neutrality. In the wake of the court fight between Google, Microsoft and the Interior Department, the new controversial federal IT issue may be tech procurement neutrality. On Friday, federal Chief Information Officer Vivek Kundra sent a memo to agency CIOs and procurement officials to remind them of the …Read More »
As cybersecurity awareness continues to increase throughout the federal space, the government’s personnel office has good news for future cyber workers. Nancy Kichak, chief human capital officer of the Office of Personnel Management, said her agency is looking into creating a separate federal career track for cybersecurity. Now, most cybersecurity …Read More »