Many federal cybersecurity vacancies aren’t being coded properly, GAO says

by Joe Warminsky • 6 days ago

Six of the 24 agencies surveyed by GAO had not "completed assigning the associated work role codes to their vacant positions, although they were required to do so by April 2018" under the Federal Cybersecurity Workforce Assessment Act of 2015.

4 takeaways from the latest FITARA Scorecard hearing

by Billy Mitchell • 3 months ago

Agencies are improving in their IT management and acquisition — but there's still work to be done, lawmakers said.

Oracle’s JEDI cloud contract protest denied

by Billy Mitchell • 4 months ago

This decision signifies that, at least in the eyes of GAO, JEDI complies with procurement laws and regulations.

Who’s really accountable for interoperability of DOD, VA e-health records?

by Billy Mitchell • 6 months ago

“In the past situations, what we’ve seen historically is that when everyone is responsible, no one is responsible," said GAO's Carol Harris. "I think that’s what has led us to where we are today."

GAO report: 2020 census isn’t out of the woods yet

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 7 months ago

"The Bureau continues to face significant challenges and risks in its efforts to manage the schedules, contracts, costs, and cybersecurity of its 2020 Census systems."

DOD’s JEDI cloud acquisition gets its first protest

by Billy Mitchell • 7 months ago

DOD's Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure cloud acquisition "virtually assures DOD will be locked into legacy cloud for a decade or more," the company argues.

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