Carten Cordell

Carten Cordell

Senior Tech Reporter

Carten Cordell is a Senior Technology Reporter for FedScoop. He is a former workforce and acquisition reporter at Federal Times, having previously served as online editor for Northern Virginia Magazine and Investigative Reporter for Watchdog.org, Virginia Bureau. Carten was a 2014 National Press Foundation Paul Miller Fellow and has a Master’s degree from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University. He is also a graduate of Auburn University and promises to temper his passions for college football while in the office.

Acquisition

GAO will expand its cybersecurity auditing operations, adds new tech team

by Carten Cordell • 2 hours ago

The watchdog will increase its cybersecurity oversight capabilities in the coming year to meet its enlarging impact on federal management.

Acquisition

GSA consolidates cybersecurity vehicles into a single, expansive contract

by Carten Cordell • 1 day ago

The four HACS SINs would become a single cybersecurity offering, GSA says.

Acquisition

CIOs still don’t have full visibility into IT investment decisions, GAO says

by Carten Cordell • 1 day ago

A new report has found that several of federal government’s largest departments still don’t have policies in place to inform CIOs of IT budgeting.

Acquisition

In filling IT acquisition jobs, agency leaders want a new kind of hybrid

by Carten Cordell • 2 days ago

Agency leaders are also looking to upgrade the role of their acquisition officials for the 21st century.

Modernization

OPM clashes with IG on cyber posture

by Carten Cordell • 3 days ago

OPM’s relationship with its inspector general has gone from a difference of opinion to a heated schism on the subject of IT security in its latest audit.

Acquisition

Air Force wants a better view of the landscape for intelligence analytics tools

by Carten Cordell • 1 week ago

The Air Force is awash in intelligence data and wants to work with industry and academia to find new tools that can help its analysts.

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