Office of Management and Budget (OMB)

FedRAMP reform bill to be considered by Senate lawmakers in coming weeks


The bipartisan FedRAMP Authorization Act has momentum in Congress and is likely to progress through the upper chamber, according to two senior policy experts with visibility of the legislation's progress.

Trade group calls on White House to clarify cybersecurity self-attestation proposals for software providers


The Information Technology Industry Council says its members need further details on the scope of new requirements that would require software vendors working with federal agencies to provide cybersecurity self-attestation.

White House gives federal agencies May 2023 deadline to provide list of quantum-vulnerable cryptographic systems

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Under new guidance, government departments will have to provide an annual inventory of algorithms that could be cracked by quantum computers.

How agencies are moving zero trust from aspiration to transformation


U.S. federal agency executives share their strategies for prioritizing steps to implement zero trust and establish comprehensive security protections.

Shila Cooch joins Energy as Office of Science CIO


In a LinkedIn post, Cooch says she considers her specialty to be managing "monumental" organizational change.

Agencies behind on IPv6 likely to attract OMB’s attention, says task force chief


Federal IPv6 Task Force Chair Robert Sears says agencies on track to miss required transition deadlines will be more closely monitored.