Management & Budget

CDM — a pilot for a central IT modernization fund?

by • 5 years ago

The Department of Homeland Security’s governmentwide Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation cybersecurity task orders can serve as pilots to show the effects a centralized IT fund could have on bolstering agencies’ modernization efforts, officials working on the program said.

OMB offers Trump a playbook for continued tech progress in exit memo

by • 5 years ago

Shaun Donovan lays out the technology initiatives he believes the incoming Trump administration and 115th Congress should focus on.

2016 in review: Capitol Hill’s big year in tech legislation

by • 5 years ago

The MEGABYTE Act, U.S.-Israel Advanced Research Partnership Act of 2016 and the BOTS Act all became law this year.

Introducing the Gov Actually podcast

by • 6 years ago

Welcome to Gov Actually, the podcast that explores how the federal government actually works.

U.S. CIO developing ‘State of IT Report’ to complement IT modernization legislation

by • 6 years ago

While the latest IT modernization bill that quickly passed the House has taken a bit of a pause in the Senate, U.S. CIO Tony Scott is planning for "a set of predicate activities ... that have to take place" whether federal agencies get a $3 billion kickstart fund or nothing at all, he said Thursday.

Pentagon moving $100M to hunt for cyber bugs in weapons systems

by • 6 years ago

​The Pentagon is reprogramming $100 million allocated for cyber research and development, to use on hunting for vulnerabilities in large weapons systems instead, according to budget documents.