Federal CIOs on modernization efforts at their agencies and the future of cybersecurity
On the latest episode of The Daily Scoop Podcast, hear from four federal CIOs on their progress with the Biden Administration’s EO on cybersecurity and how the TMF can help fund transformation initiatives at their organizations.
CIOs say they need more funding to implement cyber EO
The Department of Energy is but one agency in need of a bigger budget or Technology Modernization Fund money to implement zero-trust security.
Virtual workspaces boost hiring capabilities, says former SBA deputy CIO
Guy Cavello says the pandemic boosted secure remote work capabilities which can help agencies dip into a larger talent pool to fill IT skills gaps.
Lawmakers question SBA technology investments after loan system outages
The Small Business Administration proposed replacing E-Tran by 2015, but in 2020 the loan system continues to be updated in lieu of modernization.
With telecom modernization in flux, officials encourage modifying EIS solicitations during pandemic
“This is a chance for the agencies to take a look and see where there might be gaps in what they were rolling out and look to expand their EIS solicitations," says one FAS official.
SBA systems fended off foreign adversaries applying for coronavirus loans
Users in North Korea, China and Russia applied for CARES Act loans intended for U.S. small businesses, the agency's deputy CIO says.