Potential supply-chain threats prompt Senate bill on training acquisition officials
New legislation would create an educational program for agency officials handling risk management, prompted by concerns over Chinese and Russian tech companies.
Internet of Things cybersecurity bill is back with bipartisan support
The goal is to ensure that all government agencies are operating under the same set of security guidelines when they buy IoT devices, which have a wide range of civilian and military uses.
Pentagon taking action to boost cybersecurity down the supply chain
The Pentagon is exploring new efforts to strengthen — and build confidence in — the cyberdefenses of subcontractors further down the supply chain.
Feds focused on digital service, drones and data win at 2018 Sammies
The “Sammies” — dubbed “the Oscars of government service” — recognize federal employees who have crafted impactful and innovative solutions to advance the mission of government.
GSA, Marine Corps form new council to streamline IT modernization
Officials said they created a new council to find new acquisition methods for IT modernization, supply chain operations and cost efficiencies.
DHS wants a streamlined way to assess technology supply chain risk
DHS is focused on supply chain risk in technology used by the government, and it wants a tool or process that can help it assess such risk across government levels.