Joe Warminsky

Joe Warminsky

Joe Warminsky is Scoop News Group's news desk editor.

Tech

Foreign IT subcontractor had improper access to Commerce system, audit says

by • 4 days ago

Commerce sent sensitive data from a document management system to a Canada-based subcontractor with "unvetted foreign nationals," according to a new IG report.

Modernization

SAIC adds to IT modernization portfolio with $1.2B acquisition of Unisys Federal

by • 2 weeks ago

The acquisition, expected to close by May 1, will strengthen SAIC's ability to provide cloud migration, EITaaS and other services.

Workforce

Delays in security clearances hit IT vendors in capital region the hardest, report says

by • 3 months ago

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.

Modernization

GAO reminds agencies of FISMA requirements, says OMB report is overdue

by • 7 months ago

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.

Acquisition

Federal Acquisition Service has fixed IT pricing problems found in 2016 audit, report says

by • 9 months ago

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.

Workforce

Military would emphasize recruitment for tech skills under Senate AI Caucus leaders’ bill

by • 9 months ago

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."

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