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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.

  • 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.

    IT Solutions Challenge 2015 Problem Description - Ursula Nkwantabisa

    By Ursula Nkwantabisa · May 18, 2015

    On April 9th, team FALCON (Team 6) ended the first IT Solutions Challenge workshop with an idea of creating a common IT acquisition platform where acquisition and IT professionals may exchange knowledge on past acquisitions, best practices, and other useful information.

    IT Solutions Challenge 2015 Problem Description - Lori Alfred

    By Lori Alfred · May 15, 2015

    For our second workshop of the IT Solutions Challenge (ITSC), we met at the Department of Justice (Justice Management Division). All team members came prepared with the information, insight and advice we received from subject matter experts (SMEs) and stakeholders relevant to our mission statement, “Create a cloud shared services sandbox for all federal agencies to pilot technologies, develop applications, and model enterprise architecture.”