National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

Does NIST’s draft Privacy Framework pave the way for better agency tech?

by Dave Nyczepir • 6 days ago

“I am extremely bullish on innovation in the area of digital identity and privacy with government agencies going forward," said one privacy expert.

Why does blockchain make people so mad?

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 2 weeks ago

The technology is a poster child for hype, shiny object syndrome and government tech solutionism.

GSA ‘controversially’ removing refurbished technology SIN during schedules consolidation

by Dave Nyczepir • 1 month ago

The Federal Acquisition Service hopes to reduce the exposure of agencies to supply chain attacks.

Why government is slow to endorse frameworks for quantifying cybersecurity risk

by Dave Nyczepir • 1 month ago

Until individual agencies like the Department of Energy and Department of the Treasury see success quantifying risk, the practice won't likely be mandated.

GAO reminds agencies of FISMA requirements, says OMB report is overdue

by Joe Warminsky • 2 months ago

As of fiscal 2018, "many federal agencies were often not adequately or effectively implementing their information security policies and practices" under the Federal Information Security Modernization Act.

CIO Council launches Federal Mobility Group

by Billy Mitchell • 2 months ago

The group merges a pair of existing efforts into a single point of support for federal agencies.

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