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Announcing the First Federal Chief Information Security Officer

By Tony Scott · September 08, 2016

In February, President Obama announced a Cybersecurity National Action Plan (CNAP) that takes a series of short-term and long-term actions to improve our cybersecurity posture within the Federal Government and across the country.

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By CIO Council Operations · August 30, 2016

This blog entry by the GSA Blog Team was originally published on August 29th, 2016 on the GSA blog. The General Services Administration (GSA) is known for managing federal real estate and leveraging the government’s buying power to get the best deal for taxpayers, but it also drives and leads technology and innovation within the federal government.

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Talent Gap - OPM's Collaboration on the Cybersecurity Workforce Strategy

By Veronica Villalobos, Principal Deputy Associate Director for Employee Services at the Office of Personnel Management · August 22, 2016

The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is working with the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and workforce experts across the Federal Government to implement dynamic initiatives to recruit, hire and develop the cybersecurity workforce necessary to tackle persistent cyber threats to the nation’s information technology networks and data.

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A Fresh Approach to Optimizing Federal Data Centers

By Dominic Sale, Office of Government-wide Policy, GSA · August 16, 2016

This blog entry was originally published on August 10, 2016 on the GSA blog. Last week, we announced that GSA’s Office of Government-wide Policy (OGP) will serve as the Managing Partner for OMB’s Data Center Optimization Initiative (DCOI) to help federal agencies implement the data center provisions of the [Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA).