Delayed transition creates IT, cybersecurity risks for Biden team

by • 2 years ago

As GSA continues to obstruct the presidential transition, it prevents Biden's team from taking crucial IT steps, such as registering for a .gov domain name.

CIO Dana Deasy sets plan to secure DOD websites

by • 4 years ago

DOD has been working to bring trust certificates and encryption across its public domains up to speed with industry standards for the past two to three years, Deasy wrote in a July 20 letter.

Pentagon websites must catch up on HTTPS, Wyden says

by • 4 years ago

Wyden wants new DOD CIO Dana Deasy to make it a priority in the next two months to bring lagging Pentagon web page security up to speed.

Page-load speeds, accessibility issues hamper federal website experience, ITIF says

by • 5 years ago

Many of the federal government's most popular websites are not fast, mobile friendly or accessible for users with disabilities, according to a new report by the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation.

Federal websites to get automatic HTTPS support via GSA

by • 5 years ago

The General Services Administration will begin automatically enforcing HTTPS standards for newly created federal websites and their subdomains later this year, making it easier for agencies to secure their web communications with the public.

Chrome takes another step toward squashing HTTP-only websites

by • 6 years ago

Google's Chrome browser will begin next year to warn users when an unencrypted web page they are visiting requests a password or asks for credit card details, the company said Thursday.