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Articles from the CIO Council & Our Partners

CIO Council Releases State of Federal IT Report

By CIO Council Operations · January 19, 2017

Over the past six months, the Federal CIO Council (CIOC), in partnership with GSA’s Office of Government-wide Policy, worked to author a report that would provide an understanding of where Federal IT is and how to continue to improve on managing and modernizing it. That report – the State of Federal Information Technology (SOFIT) Report is now released.

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  • Automatic HTTPS Enforcement for New Executive Branch .Gov Domains

    By Marina Fox and Eric Mill · January 19, 2017

    HTTPS is a necessary baseline for security on the modern web. Non-secure HTTP connections lack integrity protection, and can be used to attack citizens, foreign nationals, and government staff. HTTPS provides increased confidentiality, authenticity, and integrity that mitigate these attacks.

    Modernizing Federal IT Part 8 - The Proof is in the Pudding, Disability Case Processing System 2 (DCPS2) goes Live

    By Rob Klopp, CIO, Social Security Administration · January 09, 2017

    This is the eighth in a series describing how the Social Security Administration is working towards a more modern IT infrastructure.

    12 Days of Federal Government Holiday Apps

    By CIO Council Operations · December 06, 2016

    1. USPS Mobile by the United States Postal Service. This app is great for shipping holiday presents. You can schedule package pick up, track your shipments, and look up zip codes among other features.