Bureau of Information Resource Management

Information security a ‘major management challenge’ at the State Department

by • 5 months ago

Configuration management of products and systems, in particular, had gone unaddressed, prompting OIG to recommend the under secretary for management get involved.

State Department IT investments lack central oversight, IG report finds

by • 10 months ago

The chief information officer doesn't approve all IT purchases, one of several shortcomings that allows duplication.

DevSecOps is fueling agencies’ cloud migrations

by • 11 months ago

The embrace of cloud as an enabler of DevSecOps and cybersecurity more broadly represents an evolution in agencies' approach to the technology.

State Department shifts focus to aligning IT and bureau governance

by • 2 years ago

Now that they've moved to an agile model, bureaus are expected to adopt enterprise technical capabilities or develop new ones they share with ITEC.

State Department to launch IT Acquisitions Office

by • 3 years ago

The new office will establish service contracts agencies can buy technology and services off of and be staffed by 40 to 50 federal employees across four divisions.

NIST to test federal ‘zero trust’ security architectures

by • 3 years ago

Some agencies have elements of zero-trust frameworks in place, but NIST will explore the proper way to use them, according to its chief cybersecurity adviser.