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30 May 2018

Release of the Federal Cybersecurity Risk Determination Report and Action Plan to the President of the United States

By: Suzette Kent, Federal Chief Information Officer, & Grant Schneider, Acting Federal Chief Information Security Officer, and Senior Director for Cybersecurity Policy
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The President has made it clear that America’s security and public accountability of government officials are foundational pillars for this Administration. One year ago, the President issued Executive Order 13800 (EO 13800) on Strengthening the Cybersecurity of Federal Networks and Critical Infrastructure, emphasizing the importance of reducing cybersecurity risks to...

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30 May 2018

EO 13800 and Updates on Federal IT Modernization Efforts

By: Suzette Kent, Federal Chief Information Officer, OMB
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This Administration has placed a significant emphasis on improving the way that the Federal Government serves American Citizens and recognizes that IT Modernization is a key component to provide Americans the services they deserve. The President directed the creation of a report on the modernization of Federal IT in EO...

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04 May 2018

NewPay Pre-Soliciation Notice Release

By: CIO Council Operations
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The Federal Government pays over two million civilian federal employees every two-weeks, on time and at a relatively low cost. Some of the payroll systems running today, however, are in their fourth decade of operation and lack the ability to adapt and address the ever evolving legislative changes. They also...

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04 May 2018

Strengthening the Cybersecurity of Federal Agencies through Improved Identity, Credential, and Access Management (ICAM)

By: Office of the Federal Chief Information Officer
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Due to technical difficulties, OMB may not have received comments submitted to ofcio@omb.eop.gov on May 3rd (Thursday) or May 4th (Friday). If you submitted a comment on either of these days, or if you would like to submit a new comment via email, please send a message with any attachments...

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30 Mar 2018

CIO Council Honors Women in Tech for Women's History Month

By: CIO Council Operations
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This blog entry is a cross post of a GSA press release on behalf of the CIO Council WASHINGTON, D.C. - On March 29, the Chief Information Officers Council (CIOC), supported by the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) and U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB), hosted a Women in...

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