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Articles from the CIO Council & Our Partners

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

By Office of the Federal Chief Information Officer · May 04, 2018

The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) is proposing a new policy to address Federal agencies’ implementation of Identity, Credential, and Access Management (ICAM) - the security disciplines that enable the right individual to access the right resource, at the right time, for the right reason. This updated policy reflects OMB’s commitment to the direction and vision outlined in the December 2017 Report to the President on IT Modernization.

  • 2018
  • CIO Council Honors Women in Tech for Women's History Month

    By CIO Council Operations · March 30, 2018

    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 Federal Information Technology and Cybersecurity event at the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Jefferson Auditorium.

  • 2018
  • President's Management Agenda Release

    By CIO Council Operations · March 15, 2018

    The President’s Management Agenda lays out a long-term vision for modernizing the Federal Government in key areas that will improve the ability of all agencies to deliver mission outcomes, provide excellent service, and effectively steward taxpayer dollars on behalf of the American people.

  • 2018
  • Innovation Sandbox Pilot Launch

    By Maria Roat, CIO of the Small Business Administration and Chair of the CIO Council's Innovation Committee · March 15, 2018

    The CIO Council’s Innovation Committee is a vehicle to lead innovation and drive strategic change, including digital projects across the federal enterprise. In late 2017, the Small Business Administration (SBA) received funding from the CIO Council’s Innovation Committee to develop and implement a pilot initiative allowing agencies access to a platform to test new technologies and methodologies - the Innovation Sandbox.