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OMB Unveils Cyber Detail Program for Federal Employees; Suzette Kent Quoted

The Office of Management and Budget on Wednesday announced a cyber detail program that seeks to provide federal employees who have completed cyber training an opportunity to work on cyber projects at other agencies in order to gain practical experience, Fifth Domain reported Wednesday.

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OMB Issues Draft Memo on IPv6 Migration; Suzette Kent Quoted

The Office of Management and Budget has issued a draft memorandum that would direct federal agencies to transition to Internet Protocol Version 6. A Federal Register notice published Monday says the draft memo seeks to relay the requirements needed to complete the operational IPv6 deployment across all federal data systems and services and help agencies address obstacles to moving to IPv6-only systems.

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OMB Allows Agencies to Decide on Chief Data Officer Need; Suzette Kent Quoted

The Office of Management and Budget has allowed agencies to decide whether they need to appoint a chief data officer due to varying data workloads, Federal Times reported Monday. Suzette Kent, the federal chief information officer, said agencies have varying amounts of work; hence, OMB's decision to allow agencies the freedom of whether to employ a CDO.

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Suzette Kent on Federal Government’s Zero-Trust Architecture Implementation

Suzette Kent, federal chief information officer and a 2020 Wash100 Award winner, said federal agencies are making headway when it comes to implementing multifactor authentication, identity management, mobile security and other components of zero-trust architecture, FedScoop reported Tuesday.

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Admin Officials on Agencies’ Individual Working Capital Funds for IT Upgrades

The Modernizing Government Technology Act passed in 2017 requires federal agencies to come up with internal working capital funds to support information technology modernization initiatives and administration officials said agencies are having difficulty establishing those funds, Nextgov reported Wednesday.

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