Bureau of Information Resource Management
Information security a ‘major management challenge’ at the State Department
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
The chief information officer doesn't approve all IT purchases, one of several shortcomings that allows duplication.
DevSecOps is fueling agencies’ cloud migrations
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
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
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
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.