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VA legislation in Senate promises closer oversight of IT projects

by • 3 days ago

The bill would task the CIO to create strategic planning on IT projects that would be reviewed by Congress and other officials to increase oversight of the VA's IT portfolio.

Lawmakers want Joint AI Center directly under deputy secretary of Defense

by • 2 months ago

The part of the House's draft version of the 2021 National Defense Authorization Act that focuses most on tech and cybersecurity was released Monday.

Senate NDAA wants Pentagon to improve IT systems that handle business management

by • 2 months ago

The first move in the fiscal 2021 NDAA season has been made by the Senate. It includes some IT and cyber provision, although the summary is a long way from becoming law.

How VA improved its IT with $2B in emergency coronavirus funding

by • 2 months ago

The VA is "putting every penny of" the more than $2 billion it received for things like telework and telehealth to "effective use," VA CIO James Gfrerer said.

Federal cyber incidents continue downward trend, according to annual FISMA report to Congress

by • 2 months ago

The report shows there were 8% fewer cybersecurity incidents reported in fiscal 2019 across government.

Library of Congress plots $150M multi-cloud acquisition for legislative branch

by • 3 months ago

While the contract is developed primarily for Library of Congress offices, it will also be made available to all legislative agencies.

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