14 new security ‘deficiencies’ found in IRS information system

GAO made 20 recommendations after its 2018 audit of IRS financial statements, bringing the total number of unaddressed recommendations across audits to 127.

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Security clearances, public-private rotations are prominent in House intelligence bill

by Jackson Barnett • 3 days ago

A notorious backlog would get some tech solutions, and the intelligence community would have more flexibility with its workforce under the House-passed intelligence authorization bill.

Small agencies challenged using shared service providers for DATA Act submissions

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 3 days ago

But agencies and SSPs are taking steps to alleviate any issues.

DSFederal to build health IT systems for NIH

by Dave Nyczepir • 4 days ago

The CIO-SP3 Small Business award covers IT services, CIO support, critical infrastructure protection, and software development.

Lawmakers target small businesses researching manufacturing, cybersecurity

by Dave Nyczepir • 4 days ago

A new bill would have agencies prioritize the two focus areas when selecting participants in the SBIT and STTR programs.

New Air Force cybersecurity program will take a close look at fighters and bombers

by Jackson Barnett • 4 days ago

The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center’s Fighters and Bombers Directorate is creating a new office for well-documented security vulnerabilities in those aircraft.

Army looking for prototype partners for IT-as-a-Service

by Jackson Barnett • 4 days ago

IT-as-a-Service has been a model other branches of the military have chosen to help modernize and partner with the private industry to assist with IT needs.

CIOs call for automated, risk-based FedRAMP authorizations

by Dave Nyczepir • 4 days ago

Cloud service providers hope the approach will save them time and money.

Army Futures Command needs to better manage small business outreach, GAO says

by Jackson Barnett • 5 days ago

Futures command needs to track its own data on small business outreach better and set clear goals to better work with innovators, the GAO said.

DOD to use a third-party nonprofit for new contractor cybersecurity certification

by Jackson Barnett • 5 days ago

The Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification will be managed by a third-party nonprofit.

For DOD cloud vendors, a FedRAMP Moderate rating will soon be enough

by Dave Nyczepir • 5 days ago

“As the department continues its transition to the cloud, it is becoming more important to increase the speed of authorizations for new cloud capabilities,” Deputy CIO Jack Wilmer said.

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