Survey finds federal agencies embracing zero-trust security model

Recent federal mandates and shifts in commercial practices are driving agencies to move away from perimeter defense to identity-based authentication strategies.

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‘Rigid’ pay system blamed for Federal Cyber Reskilling Academy struggles

by Jackson Barnett • 16 hours ago

The U.S. Merit Protection Board has some ideas for a reskilling program that has yet to mint any new cybersecurity experts.

RPA Community of Practice releases first program playbook for agencies

by Dave Nyczepir • 1 day ago

The guidance spans six themes intended to help agencies launch an RPA program or upgrade existing services.

DOD issues small JEDI task order for tactical-edge prep work

by Billy Mitchell • 2 days ago

The task order signals that DOD is continuing to move forward with preparatory work so that it can soon fully kick off the development of an enterprise commercial cloud with Microsoft.

VA looks to streamline use military discharge data

by Dave Nyczepir • 6 days ago

“We’re moving toward a future state where veterans don’t need to present the DD 214,” said VA's new chief data officer.

GSA CIO: Sweeping app rationalization doesn’t mean IT spend will drop

by Dave Nyczepir • 6 days ago

The agency reduced the number of apps from about 1,800 to 200 in its CRM system alone, but savings will be spent elsewhere, said David Shive.

Federal CIO Kent details next steps for Technology Business Management effort

by Billy Mitchell • 6 days ago

The administration is now "moving forward" with implementation of the TBM framework, giving agencies flexibility in how they apply it to track and provide transparency around their IT spend.

Are zero trust, IoT the next TIC 3.0 use cases?

by Dave Nyczepir • 1 week ago

CISA's guidance should be finalized faster than its predecessor, opening the door to four more potential use cases, said the TIC program manager.

The VA is developing new metrics for measuring its digital transformation

by Billy Mitchell • 1 week ago

The VA is close to launching a "balanced scorecard" to measure the success of the VA's various digital transformation efforts.

State Department eyes cloud pilots at overseas posts to improve user experience

by Dave Nyczepir • 1 week ago

One pilot will allow posts to customize business applications in the cloud, while another would streamline remote processing of high-value asset data.

How federal agencies can improve data insights and lower storage costs

by FedScoop Staff • 1 week ago

CIOs and CDOs can achieve greater visibility and control to meet new federal data mandates with the help of enterprise data intelligence tools, say experts in new report.

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