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Strengthening and Enhancing Cybersecurity for the 21st Century

By Tony Scott · August 03, 2015

From the beginning of the Administration, the President has made it clear that cybersecurity is one of the most important challenges we face as a Nation. It is also an ever-growing and constantly changing challenge. For years, whenever I’ve spoken with private and public sector leaders, I’ve regularly asked them how much time they spend on cyber and related issues.

IT Solutions Challenge 2015 Expert Panel Feedback - Joshua Brightwell

By Joshua Brightwell · July 21, 2015

Going into the midpoint meeting, my team felt confident. We were on a good track and had a solid problem statement and proposed solution. We feel there is poor resource management when it comes to email and other collaboration tools in the federal government.

HTTPS Everywhere for Government

By Tony Scott · June 08, 2015

Today, Federal CIO Tony Scott signed an OMB memorandum to enact the HTTPS-Only Standard for all Federal websites and web services. OMB first proposed the standard in March and requested comment from the public.

Tags: policy 2015

IT Solutions Challenge 2015 Expert Panel Feedback - Inez Maguire

By Inez Maguire · May 20, 2015

Team ONE was born on April 9, 2015 at the end of a long day of brainstorming ideas around government-wide IT and IT acquisition problems. After much wrangling, our team’s initial problem statement revolved around the overarching need for federal agency standardization in the areas of processes, applications, and data.