Foreign IT subcontractor had improper access to Commerce system, audit says
Commerce sent sensitive data from a document management system to a Canada-based subcontractor with "unvetted foreign nationals," according to a new IG report.
SAIC adds to IT modernization portfolio with $1.2B acquisition of Unisys Federal
The acquisition, expected to close by May 1, will strengthen SAIC's ability to provide cloud migration, EITaaS and other services.
Delays in security clearances hit IT vendors in capital region the hardest, report says
The backlog of background checks — typically more than 200 days for most new hires who need a clearance — has ripple effects throughout the region, according to the Greater Washington Partnership.
GAO reminds agencies of FISMA requirements, says OMB report is overdue
As of fiscal 2018, "many federal agencies were often not adequately or effectively implementing their information security policies and practices" under the Federal Information Security Modernization Act.
Federal Acquisition Service has fixed IT pricing problems found in 2016 audit, report says
There were widespread problems with how the agency priced products and services under IT Schedule 70, but the FSA has fully addressed them, the GSA Office of the Inspector General says.
Military would emphasize recruitment for tech skills under Senate AI Caucus leaders’ bill
Sens. Martin Heinrich, D-N.M., and Rob Portman, R-Ohio, want the Pentagon to "promote and maintain digital engineering as a core competency of the Armed Forces."